Ice cream scoop for my mother inlaw

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Project by Rj posted 11-28-2009 06:42 AM 2298 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little somethin somethin I gave my mother inlaw for Thanksgiving.
She tried it and loved it .

Solid Brass with a Maple & Walnut handle = Reminds me of Fudge Ripple ice cream…so I thought it would be a good combination for this project.

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

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#1 posted 11-28-2009 06:48 AM

Nice looking ice cream scoop! I made several for Christmas but didn’t make them out of two materials. Wish I had now!!

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#2 posted 11-28-2009 07:07 AM

very nice ,i wish i knew how do turn wood

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#3 posted 11-28-2009 07:21 AM

Beautiful Design! I really like the use Walnut and Maple.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 11-28-2009 07:33 AM

Really lovely!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 11-28-2009 07:36 AM

Great combination of wood, it really stands out. Nice job!

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#6 posted 11-28-2009 08:23 AM

Great present. Love the wood combo. On this turning it really gives it a lot more charector the one piece would.

Nice design and finish also. I see why she loved it.

Keep it up.


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#7 posted 11-28-2009 09:41 AM

Pretty ‘cool’ ice cream scoop, great combination of woods. Love the angle thing, makes it look even better.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#8 posted 11-28-2009 11:45 AM


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#9 posted 11-28-2009 11:55 AM

Looks good enough to eat.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#10 posted 11-28-2009 05:35 PM

you dont make the handle from woods,do you? must be Candy,,
i love it, nice contrast,


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#11 posted 11-28-2009 06:08 PM

Ron, Good looking scoop ,,,you earning some good browneeeeeeee points with they mother-inlaw

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#12 posted 11-28-2009 06:28 PM

Fine work, as always. I got to see this up close and personal Wed. before Thanksgiving. I could find no glue lines, and the finishing job is immaculate. Say, what flavor was the ice cream? Maple Walnut? LOL

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker

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#13 posted 11-28-2009 08:35 PM

Lovely use of the laminated blank. To get the pattern you have there, how did you organize the maple and walnut pieces for lamination?

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#14 posted 11-29-2009 01:11 AM

cool looking scoop

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#15 posted 11-29-2009 05:04 AM

Looks great. When I read the caption I was thinking I’d trade my mother-in-law for one of those too.

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