Salad Utensils

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Project by PaulDB posted 07-19-2015 08:45 PM 770 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these salad utensils as a gift. I carved them by hand using a carving gouge, knife and spokeshave. This is made out of poplar wood. I sanded it smooth and finished it with mineral oil.

-- Paul, "Measure once, cut twic"

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#1 posted 07-19-2015 08:53 PM

Outstanding natural kitchen accessoiries. Salad looks good too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-19-2015 10:11 PM

Nice salad tools, Paul!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 07-20-2015 01:48 PM

Thanks guys

-- Paul, "Measure once, cut twic"

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#4 posted 07-20-2015 02:26 PM

These look nice, Paul.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#5 posted 07-20-2015 11:56 PM

Nice salad set, Paul! I have made several, but finish with olive oil, since that is what I cook with (mineral oil is safest, because of potential allergies…). Robson Valley has convinced me that the way to finish is to heat the spoon in an oven for a bit, then let the oil soak in to the hot spoon.



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#6 posted 07-22-2015 06:13 PM

Thanks helluvawreck. Claude, I have never used Olive oil as I thought that this is a type of oil that can go rancid. I don’t remember where I read/heard that before but I will have to look into that again. I will try heating the spoon in the oven and see how that works out. So far I have just done finishing at room temperature. Thanks for the tips.


-- Paul, "Measure once, cut twic"

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