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Project by Jimthecarver posted 1709 days ago 1472 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of weeks back while at the local wood carvers meeting, A friend ask if I could possibly carve her a spoon…..{this is the funny part}.... before I get famous. Well I did get a bit of a laugh out of it.
So one of the only things I know about her is she likes to oil paint, and wow is she ever good at her skill.
She offered to buy it but I thought hey why not trade work? She agreed and that day I started on the design and lay out.
I carved this spoon design before but added the pallet and brush.
It is carved from Jacaranda, my friend Evey gave me. It is a very tight grain and very hard wood to carve but holds detail well.
This spoon is not meant to be used in food prep.
Thanks for the view….and keep working your wood LJ’s

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

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#1 posted 1709 days ago

Very cool ! I like everything about it . you are the spoon man

Great Job!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 1709 days ago

great work ,

what scale are we in here ?

congrats on the trade !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 1709 days ago

Great job Jim a very special spoon

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1709 days ago

Gorgeous spoon. You did a super job with it.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 1709 days ago

Beautiful job on that, very special….....................

Would love to see what you traded it for…...............

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

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#6 posted 1709 days ago

Awesome spoon

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 1709 days ago

fantastic and I love the “before you get famous” comment as well.. how true, how true.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 1709 days ago

looks great
i can’t imagine how much time that takes

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#9 posted 1703 days ago

Great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 1682 days ago

“Not meant to be used in food prep.” Well, what IS good for? JUST KIDDIN’! That is an awesome piece of work. You cats on here, with your carvin’ and cuttin’ and sandin’ just keep blowing me away with the things you create. Thank you for sharing your work!!!

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#11 posted 1535 days ago

Wow Jim, you set the bar pretty high, your work is amazing!

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