Spoonful of Love

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Project by Triumph1 posted 01-31-2010 11:34 PM 2240 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Spoonful of Love” was made for my girlfriend last year for Valentines Day. It was the first thing I ever carved. I wanted to make her something instead of buying it and it also gave me a little practice before I carved the side of Box of Chocolates. It was fitting that it was heart shaped for two reasons. First is obvious in that it was a Valentines Day present. The second is not so obvious anymore…since I was able to carve the stain out:-) While carving it I found out the hard way that without wearing a leather glove a quick slip of the hand tool with a course burr bit can remove quite a lot of skin and tissue! In a quick second I was literally putting my blood and sweat into the project! Ouch!

Well in the end she loved it so the pain was worth it…well…you know what I mean!

I used a block of Koa for the project and it is finished with a salad bowl finish. It is roughly 13” long.

Posting it so that people might get a quick idea of what to make for a loved one for Valentines Day.


-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#1 posted 02-01-2010 12:09 AM

You gota have heart and hear it is. Well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-01-2010 01:32 AM

Great idea. Very Creative.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 02-01-2010 04:44 AM

What a great project made with love for a loved one.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#4 posted 02-02-2010 04:29 AM

very cool …i really like actually working on a spoon for a friend…you’ve whetted my apatite to get a little more creative with it..thanks…and good job

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 02-05-2010 02:06 PM

Thanks for the compliments guys. It was a great learning experience. I can see more spoon making in the future!

Grizzman…can’t wait to see what your spoon looks like in the end! Be sure to post it!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#6 posted 05-29-2010 03:56 PM

I missed this one Jeff, but only by 117 days. Better late than never.
Anyway, this is definitely a great first piece, or second, or third, or… I love the finish on the koa and the flowing design is beautiful. Nicely done my friend!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#7 posted 07-25-2012 03:43 PM

Perfection, beautiful design, very good work …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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