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Project by jar944 posted 10-25-2015 01:48 PM 825 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife went to Williams Sonoma and bought three $30ea spatulas. Being the cheap person I am I had to try to make a set.. especially since she wanted more.

The wood is from a sliver maple I took out of a guys back yard last fall. I would have preferred hard maple, but I don’t have any in my fire wood pile.

I they look nice with the bit of figure in the wood.





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WoodNSawdust

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#1 posted 10-25-2015 03:13 PM

Great idea and a good way of saving money.

How did you shape the wood into it’s final shape?

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#2 posted 10-25-2015 03:41 PM

They look great!

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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jar944

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#3 posted 10-25-2015 04:27 PM

The intermediate shaping was done with a belt sander, and finished with a ros followed by some hand sanding.

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#4 posted 10-25-2015 05:16 PM

They look mighty darn good from here. You saved a few bucks and made your wife happy – what more could a guy ask for? (-:

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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