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Project by Jimthecarver posted 1601 days ago 1553 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This spoon is to be delivered to a special lady that does so much to help others. She loves the asian theme and is also a very talented carver. I thought I would do my best to carve a spoon for her and this is the design I came up with. The symbol in the middle means friend.
I think she will be pleased.
It is carved from Black Walnut and is finished with poly. It is not for use in food.
It is approx. 13” long and 2.5” wide by 3/4” thick.
Thanks for looking

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





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technicallymark

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#1 posted 1601 days ago

That is awesome!

-- Love the taste of sawdust in the morning!

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eddy

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#2 posted 1601 days ago

well done i bet she loves it

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Woodwrecker

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#3 posted 1601 days ago

Jim, your talent is extraordinary.
It is incredible what you can do with wood & carving tools.

Your friend will flip over this one!

-- Having fun...Eric

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jayjay

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#4 posted 1601 days ago

Very nice. I’ve always been interested in seeing how the spiral section is carved out. I’ve seen that technique done a a few pieces of work, and I like how it turns out.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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JimArnoldChess

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#5 posted 1601 days ago

Jim that looks fantastic, I like the link action up top too! Very well done and excellent carving work as usual.

Thanks,

Jim

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grumpycarp

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#6 posted 1601 days ago

WOW!

I took it upon myself to try my hand at carving, and have been doing so since last Thanksgiving. It seems I have a skill set uniquely suited to producing both both hamster bedding and a mess. Always humbling to see what those with an upright gait can accomplish in their tool use.

That is beautiful.

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CSlabon

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#7 posted 1601 days ago

Mighty fine work my friend. Your bevels are so clean, it almost looks like marquetry.

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 1600 days ago

yah.. awesome, WOW.. and all the other compliments!
beautiful thought, design, handwork.

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

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Dan'um Style

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#9 posted 1599 days ago

beautiful work indeed … looks very fragile … adults only

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 1591 days ago

a beautyfull spoon you have done
and a great idea to make it with that sign
well done

Dennis

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