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This is a spoon I made for my mother-in-law. I went to a carving show last October and there were some spoons there that attracted my interest so I bought a book on love spoons, came home and put together a design and went at it. I’ve only done 1 ball n cage with “1” ball. If your not familiar with love spoons the balls represent the number of children. I finished it around the middle of May and gave it to her memorial weekend. The wood is sassafras. It’s about 12” long.

-- jerry





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Gintaras

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#1 posted 06-20-2014 01:57 PM

nice work

-- Gintaras, http://www.woodatelier.com

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 06-20-2014 02:05 PM

Looks very nice.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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marter1229

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 04:05 PM

WOW! Pretty darn nice.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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mcoyfrog

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 05:46 PM

WOW way kewl, how do you get the balls sanded when they are in the cage

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 06-20-2014 07:37 PM

This is beautiful. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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weav

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#6 posted 06-20-2014 09:49 PM

MCOYFROG
I didn’t use any sandpaper on the balls. Just a carving knife.

-- jerry

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Thewoodman2000

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#7 posted 06-25-2014 12:49 AM

Great looking spoon and what a fun gift!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 07-01-2014 06:29 PM

Cool I didn’t realize thats how it was done, thanks for the info

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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misterChips

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#9 posted 11-29-2014 11:53 PM

wow, you have some talent, what a great gift to make for someone. Like to see more projects of yours.

-- Don't only practice your art, but force your way in to its secrets... Ludwig Von Beethoven.

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