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Project by Sandra posted 06-08-2015 01:27 AM 1992 views 7 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother requested a spoon for scraping the bottom of the pot when she makes oatmeal. This is what I came up with, based on roux spoons.
It is made from a scrap piece of walnut flooring that was headed to the dumpster at a friend’s house.
Spoon measures 15” long. I roughed out the shape with my bandsaw. The rest is done with chisels, rasps, files, a spokeshave, scrapers and sandpaper. Finished with coconut oil.
Thanks for looking.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.





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robscastle

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#1 posted 06-08-2015 01:29 AM

Nice Job

I should post my ongoing efforts to make spoons one day, I mess I have made so far would make you feel very proud.

-- Regards Robert

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 06-08-2015 01:30 AM

That a s nice handy scraper spoon, Sandra. Nice going!!! she will love it. I love recycling like that!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 06-08-2015 01:30 AM

Nice looking spoon / scraper.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 06-08-2015 01:30 AM

That a s nice handy scraper spoon, Sandra. Nice going!!! she will love it. I love recycling like that!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Buche

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#5 posted 06-08-2015 01:32 AM

I love the shape – seems very scrapery-useful. Well done, and a much better use for the beautiful walnut flooring than the dumpster.

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 06-08-2015 01:32 AM

Sandra,

You’re getting down on tableware girl!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Sandra

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#7 posted 06-08-2015 01:42 AM

Thanks folks. As to the walnut flooring, it’s beautiful, but I can’t imagine spending that much money on solid walnut flooring. My gain.

Rob – Keep at it. I like making spoons when I don’t have the time/energy to think about a bigger project. I get one started and then pick away at it as time permits.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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lightcs1776

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#8 posted 06-08-2015 01:44 AM

Awesome scraper. Very nice work.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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CFrye

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#9 posted 06-08-2015 01:51 AM

This is beautiful, Sandra! My favorite cooking spoon is flat on the end. My attempt at making one looks like a shovel! Did I say it was beautiful? Thanks for sharing.
Edit: I said it was my favorite cooking spoon, I didn’t say I cooked with it!

-- God bless, Candy

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Gary

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#10 posted 06-08-2015 01:55 AM

That’s one beautiful piece of work, Sandra. Really nice…

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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firefighterontheside

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#11 posted 06-08-2015 01:55 AM

Nice. I really like that shape.
Bandsaw box next?

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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DIYaholic

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#12 posted 06-08-2015 01:57 AM

Great job, nice fair curves, smooth as silk!!!
Surely to be used for years…. then handed down to future cooks!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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JL7

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#13 posted 06-08-2015 02:01 AM

Well done Sandra, and hard to imagine it was destined to the landfill. Nice save!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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Sandra

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#14 posted 06-08-2015 02:02 AM

Thanks
Bandsaw box is definitely on the list.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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tyvekboy

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#15 posted 06-08-2015 02:25 AM

Beautiful spoon. Nice wood.

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making spoons and this post may be just the incentive that I need.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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