a spoon in a box

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Project by Clung posted 11-09-2010 11:14 PM 1903 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A gift for Christmas. Spoon is a Shirley Adler design carved from birch, finished with linseed oil and gloss lacquer. Box more 6mm okume scrap, linseed oil and spray shellac. Inspiration for box lid incised carving adapted from Beychevelle Vineyards – always liked their design.

-- Clarence

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#1 posted 11-09-2010 11:39 PM

Really nice job on the spoon it’s beautiful

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#2 posted 11-09-2010 11:41 PM

Impressive work, and a Viking ship!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 11-09-2010 11:54 PM

Thats art! well done clung

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#4 posted 11-10-2010 12:58 AM

Very nice! I like the padding in the box, that’s a nice touch.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#5 posted 11-10-2010 01:35 AM

What a great presentation! Love the wood curls. Your box and incised carving make the whole gift really special. Good job! If it is okay, I may borrow that ‘spoon in a box’ idea.


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#6 posted 11-10-2010 04:06 AM

I also love your padding, it gives it a real craftsmen feel to it and looks very professional.

-- Theresa,

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#7 posted 11-10-2010 05:02 AM

Very nice spoon, Im happy to see more spoons being created.
The box is a very good idea too.

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

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#8 posted 11-10-2010 03:27 PM

Beautiful work. Very inspirational as well…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 11-10-2010 03:31 PM

Another amazing piece. Like the use of shavings for packing.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 11-10-2010 04:13 PM

It’s a beaut!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 11-10-2010 08:39 PM

That is awesome! Love the spoon box combination.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#12 posted 11-10-2010 11:33 PM

Great work Clung! Really nice.
You have alot of talent, keep it up!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#13 posted 11-10-2010 11:39 PM

Beautiful spoon and box. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 12-05-2010 06:00 AM

Clung, just wanted you to know, for the record, I’ve no intention of ‘stealing’ your design and producing spoons in boxes with shavings. I waited for a reply from you granting permission, and probably should have PM’d you instead of showing my excitement publicly. This is your product, and the design is safe from me, at least! Just wanted you to know that. It’s a Great idea, very classy, and I hope you manage to sell many dozens of them, if that is your intent.


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#15 posted 12-05-2010 07:03 AM

Barbs – my most sincerest apology! I somehow missed the part that you were waiting for my permission to use the idea of a box with shavings – but now that I reread your post I see my mistake. It’s very considerate for you to ask, and by all means, if it’s something you can use, do so! I have absolutely no intention of trying to sell them! I’m sorry my lack of response caused you any concern! Best of luck on your projects and thanks for commenting.

-- Clarence

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