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My first spoon

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Project by Jimthecarver posted 08-28-2009 06:25 PM 1288 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to post my first spoon after going back and looking at it. I carved it for our 8th anniversary, As a beginner I really felt as if I had created a master piece…..lol. I also put it beside my last spoon to check out the difference between the 1st and the last spoons. After a year and 30 something spoons later its nice to be able to look back and see the progression of our skills.
Thanks for the view

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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Innovator

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#1 posted 08-28-2009 07:46 PM

Both look great, moving forward!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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MooreWoodworks

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#2 posted 08-28-2009 07:54 PM

Great looking spoons. Good work!

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#3 posted 08-28-2009 08:37 PM

Buddy, in my book, you got atomic sized skills!!!
I wouldn’t have a finger left if I tried to do one of those.

Those are definitely works of art.

Thanks for showing them.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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#4 posted 08-28-2009 11:48 PM

Well it all subjective….......

If you really look there is a difference from then to now, however it seems to me you were a natural from the start. Each piece is beautiful and the first is no less than any of the others. Very cool designs…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 08-29-2009 02:48 AM

super job great spoon

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#6 posted 08-29-2009 12:19 PM

it IS a masterpiece!!
I agree with mtnwild.
super.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 09-02-2009 09:26 AM

I agree Jim. You are much better now, but even the first one was VERY good. And I know from experience when you carve one so small it’s pretty difficult. So don’t be hard on yourself.

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#8 posted 01-07-2010 03:19 AM

You are a true artist! What great skil you have. You could make fine jewelry- just put a chain on the small carvings and they would look as good as a stone on a neckless.

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

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