Asian Inspired Spoon

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Project by Jimthecarver posted 04-04-2010 12:07 AM 2002 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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#1 posted 04-04-2010 12:25 AM

That is awesome!

-- Love the taste of sawdust in the morning!

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#2 posted 04-04-2010 12:28 AM

well done i bet she loves it

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#3 posted 04-04-2010 02:21 AM

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

Your friend will flip over this one!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#4 posted 04-04-2010 02:34 AM

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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#5 posted 04-04-2010 03:05 AM

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




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#6 posted 04-04-2010 03:54 AM


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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#7 posted 04-04-2010 08:02 AM

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

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#8 posted 04-04-2010 12:48 PM

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

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 04-06-2010 04:34 AM

beautiful work indeed … looks very fragile … adults only

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

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#10 posted 04-13-2010 03:36 PM

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


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