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Dragonfly Celtic love spoon

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Project by Splitblade posted 08-12-2015 10:38 PM 724 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a Celtic love spoon I made for my sister in law out of a piece of almond wood for Christmas. She has a dragonfly collection so I scoured google images until I found a image I liked, marched out to the firewood pile, grabbed a piece of firewood and got started. Added a “J” for Jamie (sister in law) and put a pieces of obsidian inlay because she lives in bend Oregon the obsidian capitol of the world, hoping it would hit home. Finished with my favorite danish oil.





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MyHogany

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#1 posted 08-13-2015 12:01 AM

Beautiful work. The simplest things are the hardest to make. Your heart shows through on this one.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-13-2015 11:55 AM

That is a beautiful spoon. Nice work on it. She will love it!!

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

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 08-13-2015 12:33 PM

This spoon is beautiful and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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leafherder

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#4 posted 08-13-2015 10:39 PM

Beautiful spoon! Love the design and the inlay. But why was Almond in the firewood pile? :)
Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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