|Project by Sandra||posted 02-03-2015 12:33 AM||1812 views||4 times favorited||27 comments|
I had been missing my shop time so I was quite happy when the planets lined up on Saturday. I snuck out to my shop and finished this spoon. I had initially wanted to ‘carve’ a spoon, but quickly realized that one doesn’t carve dry maple very easily.
I cut the basic shape out on the bandsaw, then used chisels and a small scorp for the bowl. Without a lathe or a draw knife, I whittled the handle and then sanded it by hand. I used my ROS to help shape the outside of the bowl. I finished off the inside of the bowl with a rounded scraper that came in a set.
Pictures 4 and 5 show my spoon against a store-bought one. I finished it with a bit of butcher block oil and gave it to my neighbour for her birthday.
She declared it her new sauce spoon. Best spoon I ever made.
-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.