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Project by RT1 posted 08-22-2017 01:35 PM 1801 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m fairly new to carving spoons, just started a couple of years ago. This is my first spoon that I carved out of butternut. At the time the only power tool I owned was a scroll saw which I used to rough out the blank, all the rest of the work was done by hand.
Since then I’ve found that the other power tools I’ve purchased (band saw, table saw, belt sander) have made life a whole lot easier; easer on the hands.
It’s just the designs that seem to be harder to come up with now days!

-- RT1





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-22-2017 01:54 PM

Super fancy spoon. Very good carving job!!

jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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RT1

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#2 posted 08-22-2017 02:09 PM

Thanks for the kudos. Still learning some tricks to make carving easier!

-- RT1

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 08-22-2017 02:21 PM

beautiful carving ….Welcome 2 LJ’s …...GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 08-22-2017 03:04 PM

Wow! What a beautiful spoon. It’s a wonderful eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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mahdee

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#5 posted 08-22-2017 03:44 PM

Very nice work there. I would have broken it 10 times trying to handle it; too clumsy.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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ClaudeF

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#6 posted 08-22-2017 06:40 PM

Beautiful spoon!

Here’s a link to some free spoon patterns:
https://www.lsirish.com/tutorials/woodcarving-tutorials/ you’ll have to scroll down a ways for the spoons…

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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RT1

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#7 posted 08-22-2017 06:58 PM

ClaudeF
Thanks for the link. I’m always looking for new ideas.

-- RT1

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bobasaurus

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#8 posted 08-22-2017 11:01 PM

Incredible work, very intricate

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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RT1

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#9 posted 08-23-2017 01:03 AM

bobasaurus,
Thanks for the post. I looked at some of your projects, you’re a very talented craftsman.
Did you forge the Damascus blades and tools?

-- RT1

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#10 posted 04-23-2018 01:04 AM

WOW!!! amazing

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

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