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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 11-03-2017 10:05 PM 915 views 0 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I told my friend, Roger, I’d make a spoon out of box elder log he brought me, but it was not long enough for the usual muffin master spoon. So I turned a short one out of the BE and 2 regular ones out of Cherry and I’ll give his wife one of each!

The are finished with Danish oil, dried 3 days, and 3 stage buffed and waxed

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





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John

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#1 posted 11-03-2017 10:10 PM

They look very sturdy Jim. Good for mixing a big batch!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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kiefer

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#2 posted 11-03-2017 10:24 PM

Looks like a good selection of spoons and something I could try but how did you hollow out the spoon part ?

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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splinterbubba

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#3 posted 11-03-2017 10:38 PM

Lookin good, and what is it that you do in your spare time?

Yea how do you do the spoon part?

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 11-03-2017 10:47 PM

These are great looking spoons Jim. I especially like the handles on the first two. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 11-03-2017 10:56 PM

COOL spoons…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 11-03-2017 11:13 PM

Those look great. I really like how you did the handles. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 11-04-2017 12:14 AM

As long as they have two, they can go spooning. They look great Jim. I prefer the cherry.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 11-04-2017 12:22 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. They are fun to make and work real good when I make muffins.

I hollowed out the spoon part by drilling a few shallow 1/2” holes and then I use a 3/4” carbide burr in a die grinder and cut the shape very closed to finished. Then I use one of those sanding balls like I just made to finish out the shape so there were no dips or ridges and hand sand to finish.

Hi Dave. I’ll tell Roger that!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#9 posted 11-04-2017 12:26 AM

Good looking spoons.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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lew

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#10 posted 11-04-2017 12:39 AM

Gorgeous! I really like how thin the rim is made. Are they power carved or hand carved??

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 11-04-2017 01:00 AM

Thanks Brian and Lew and Bob!!

Hi Lew. I power carved them and power sanded them . I have some in the kitchen I use all the time and that scoop is just big enough for one muffin! I did some trial and error before drawing out the end size. The round wood is a whole lot easier on your hand for mixing that thick batter than a metal spoon!

Cheers, Jim

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

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BobWemm

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#12 posted 11-04-2017 01:16 AM

I really like them Jim. Great stuff.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Cliff

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#13 posted 11-04-2017 04:04 AM

Very nice Jim. Something about Wooden Spoons that are so appealing.

Regards,

Cliff

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Festus56

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#14 posted 11-04-2017 06:01 AM

Nice job Jim. Your turnings keep me motivated to use my lathe more. Keep up the great work !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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majuvla

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#15 posted 11-04-2017 07:02 AM

Cherry spoons looks very nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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