When splitting branch crooks for spoons, I often end up with a thin split from the upper portion of the crook. Sometimes such a piece may have potential for a smaller eating spoon, but I also like to use them for wall hooks. It is a quick and simple project; a fun diversion and also a great idea for working with kids.
Of course, a natural branch junction makes a good hook also. Below are a couple examples from my shop walls. The one holding my braces is an extreme natural curve. You can’t pass that up in a brush pile. I’ve seen photos of branch hooks folks have made with lots of funky shapes and painted colors. Lots of creative possibilities.
Making a hook from a spoon crook goes something like this:
Onto the wall …
and ready for your cap.