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Monthly Spoon Guessing Contest #1: Spoon Guessing Contest

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CLICK ON MY PROFILE (osageman) TO SEE THE PHOTO OF THE WOODEN SPOON. UNDER, LATEST PROJECTS… I can be contacted at, osagemann@yahoo.com if any one is interested in having me make a wooden utensil for them…

How is everyone ! Sorry this is taking so long to set up…


The suggestion I was given, was, to run the spoon guessing contest as a blog, so that is what I’ll do.

No one had the right guess last month, so I will use the same spoon. If you check back and see what people guessed last month, then you won’t be wasting a guess…

The rules are,

1.) Everyone will get 5 guesses. They can be used until the 25th of the month.

2.) You must pick the correct tree within a species (example: You can’t choose Locust, your guess must be black Locust or honey Locust)

3.) There will be only one winner each month. All of the correct answers will go into a hat and a winner will be pulled out (verified by the accounting firm of, Odie, Molly & Jake) the winner will be notified by email. All I ask is, just 5 dollars to cover the shipping of your utensil. I have pay-pal so that makes it easy.

4.) The contest will run until the 25th of each month and then start over on the 1st of each month. OK, let the guessing begin…

Hope this is a fun thing for everyone…:)

-- OsageWare



31 comments so far

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kolwdwrkr

2821 posts in 2186 days


#1 posted 1903 days ago

Osageman, It’s not suggested to run this contest as a blog. Once it is off the front page it’s off the front page. If you post it as a Project you will get the same results.
So, my suggestion is to post this as a FORUM topic, so that every time someone guesses it comes back to the front page, thus making it visible at all times. The Coffee Lounge in the Forum section is where I would post this contest.
Good luck everyone.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2173 days


#2 posted 1903 days ago

I’m starting early my guess is LAWNMOWER

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jockmike2

10635 posts in 2842 days


#3 posted 1902 days ago

where do you see the tree?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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osageman

59 posts in 1967 days


#4 posted 1902 days ago

Hey Mike,

click on my profile and it will be to the right, under, “latest projects”

-- OsageWare

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daltxguy

1373 posts in 2510 days


#5 posted 1900 days ago

ok, some guesses
Persimmon
Hickory

btw, here is the pic of the spoon again for others to see

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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kolwdwrkr

2821 posts in 2186 days


#6 posted 1900 days ago

Okay, so maybe it’s one of the following:
Dogwood
Espinillo
Siberian Elm
Honeysuckle
European Olive
I will post this on the forum topic I posted too.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Randy Sharp

348 posts in 2268 days


#7 posted 1894 days ago

1. Ginko Biloba
2. Magnolia
Wait, you’re in New Zealand!
3. pohutukawa
4. karaka
5. eucalyptus

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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mmh

3322 posts in 2318 days


#8 posted 1893 days ago

Hmmm, Okay I’ll try:

Olive
Pecan
Hickory
Plum
Mesquite

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Kerux

812 posts in 2480 days


#9 posted 1893 days ago

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noknot

548 posts in 2037 days


#10 posted 1892 days ago

how about osage orange

-- GO DAWGS!

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Andy

1535 posts in 2504 days


#11 posted 1891 days ago

Very well crafted spoon.
It is similar to the one I just made using Myrtle Wood,so that will be my guess even though this one doesnt show any of the characteristic Tiger Eye shimmer in the grain.But that could be just the photo.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

4928 posts in 1904 days


#12 posted 1891 days ago

How about cypress. We use big cypress spoons and paddles her ein Louisiana to make dem large kettles of Jambalaya!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Francisco Luna

936 posts in 1989 days


#13 posted 1891 days ago

Nogal

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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Francisco Luna

936 posts in 1989 days


#14 posted 1891 days ago

Guava Tree?

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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Bob_O

39 posts in 2221 days


#15 posted 1891 days ago

Black Mesquite?

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