Carving is hard on your hands, particularly in the winter. Callouses tend to crack and then become quite painful.
I find that treating each spoon as I make it, and especially heating it over a stove burner as I smear in extra beeswax/jojoba oil mixture, really helps eliminate this problem. If I waited to treat my spoons in batches, I wouldn't get nearly the benefit. It's the daily habit that helps.
Turns out that's true of many things.
My blog has evolved into a series of short essays on the nature of entrepreneurship, craftsmanship, and their overlap. If either of these topics is something you think about, you will probably like this.