Spoonsfortwo (turning & carving)

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Blog entry by mafe posted 10-01-2011 12:38 AM 5117 reads 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turning and carving.

Spoons for the lovers, for the wild life, for the belt or perhaps just for fun.

A hazle branch.

A spin on the lathe to give it a torpedo shape.

While spinning I cut a 2 mm spur.

Sanding 80 – 240 grid.


Cut of the ends, and split it down center.
To split it down center use a hand or band saw.

Then carve out for the soup.

Just about it.

This is what we end up with!
When we have added a O-ring.

You get it?

Spoons for two.

Bon appetit.
Store the O-ring in a safe place as you eat…

Clip it to the belt on the move.

Here we are back to nature.

I guess it was not a carved spoon, not a turned spoon, but a spoon it is, and even two. so perhaps I have finally become a member of the spoon club.

Design: MaFe2011

Hope this blog can inspire others to make spoons for two, perhaps even bring your beloved for a soup in nature,

Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Don W

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#1 posted 10-01-2011 12:43 AM

nothin’ but smiles here.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#2 posted 10-01-2011 12:49 AM

Great idea and nice carving! Love how it becomes a belt attachment as well. Very creative.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#3 posted 10-01-2011 01:09 AM

U never cease to amaze.. Spooning in Denmark’s art obviously..
and another you’ve mastered !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#4 posted 10-01-2011 05:00 AM

ingenious ! what next a spoon and fork? great work Bud

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 10-01-2011 08:06 AM

...and since you have two of them, you can even toss a salad.

...and if you put a small triangular piece of wood between the two spoons and then put the o-ring back on, you’d have a pair of tongs.

Mads, there’s clearly no end to your talents my friend.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#6 posted 10-01-2011 10:03 AM

Heh :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#7 posted 10-01-2011 01:50 PM

are you making spoonwood of the shavings tooo ….. lol

thankĀ“s for sharing Mads


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#8 posted 10-01-2011 01:59 PM

Always something a little different from you Mads – a touch of the unexpected to enlighten our browsing on LJs. Great job, keep them coming.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#9 posted 10-01-2011 02:02 PM

They are really nice, Mads. You are always very creative and have something new to show.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 10-02-2011 05:05 PM

Hey mafe – this is a really neat idea! I like it a lot! Thanks for sharing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#11 posted 10-05-2011 07:23 PM

Hi ho,

thank you all for the comments, I try to be creative, or more honestly I cant help it, it is like a little animal in me, wanting to ask questions. So I try to do it the way I should but the little animal says ‘but you could also do like this’...

I was also thinking to make a salad set, a clamp, a clothes pin and a clipboard, but… Laugh.
Now I have spoons.

The best of my thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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