Spoon carving

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Project by CSlabon posted 09-12-2010 04:58 AM 4282 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a pattern I got from Jimthecarver. When I saw it I really got inspired and had to give it a try. I’ve only carved a few spoons, but I gotta say, this was the most dificult I’ve attempted so far. It looked like a simple pattern but as the wood started to come away, the small details get brittle. I think it might be mahogany but I’m really not sure. It was just a left over board from a piece of furniture somewhere along the line. Really light and porous but very easy to carve. Anyway it looked nice and was a fun project. Finish is poly.
Hope you enjoy!

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#1 posted 09-12-2010 05:46 AM

You did a beautiful job, pat yourself on the back!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 09-12-2010 02:25 PM

Bro…. you did a good job on this spoon.
Just getting it completed is a huge task in its self. I found this spoon to be quite difficult ….. but hey thats what makes us better carvers.

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

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Dale Robinson

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#3 posted 09-12-2010 04:41 PM

That is a great spoon. I have some patterns and a good book on carving spoons but I haven’t started one yet.

-- Dale, southeast Misouri

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#4 posted 09-13-2010 03:46 AM

Your spoon carving looks unique and very hard to accomplish. I really like your wood spirit and I always enjoy native american carvings.You do wonderful art.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#5 posted 09-13-2010 05:59 AM

Thank you.

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