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My 1st spoon - walnut

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Project by Mauricio posted 94 days ago 704 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first spoon, I did a few weeks ago.

Carved the bowl with a gouge while it was still a square piece of wood then band sawed and shaped the rest by hand.

Pretty fun project. A great way to use up some scraps.

Thanks for looking.

Mauricio

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 94 days ago

Looks like a pretty nice piece of walnut bud. Well done.

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alohafromberkeley

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#2 posted 94 days ago

Glad you’re having fun with handwork. Seems like you’re turning into Roy Underhill before my very eyes!!!..........Wes

-- "After a year of doing general farmwork, it was quite clear to me that chickens and I were not compatible"-George Nakashima

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#3 posted 94 days ago

I like it Maur. Good stuff.

-- ~Tony

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RussInMichigan

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#4 posted 94 days ago

I have serious spoon love and spoon envy right now.

Thanks for posting it.

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Mauricio

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#5 posted 94 days ago

Thanks guys.

Wes, this is more of a Paul Sellers inspired spoon, he uses a gouge on a block of wood to start off with. No axes or knives were involved with this spoon.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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alohafromberkeley

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#6 posted 94 days ago

Mauricio, my mistake- a closer look shows no blood stains, therefore Sellers, not Roy. (LOL)....Wes

-- "After a year of doing general farmwork, it was quite clear to me that chickens and I were not compatible"-George Nakashima

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#7 posted 94 days ago

I have fun doing the occasional spoon. Good job on this one.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Brit

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#8 posted 94 days ago

Nice job Mauricio. Are you going to use it?

-- 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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CFrye

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#9 posted 94 days ago

Nice, Mauricio! I like the handle shape and the grain pattern on the back. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 93 days ago

Great looking spoon Mauricio.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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hairy

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#11 posted 93 days ago

All that needs now is some mashed potatoes. Nice spoon. I agree with you on bowl first, handle later.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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#12 posted 92 days ago

not bad first attempt

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 90 days ago

Wes, thats right, i have never seen P.S. cut himself, his work style is much different than Roy’s. lol.

Andy, at first my wife was scared to use it, she thought i twas to nice but no its getting a lot of use.

Thanks again everyone for commenting.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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