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Project by hairy posted 12-09-2010 03:30 AM 1349 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Music and cooking are a big part of my life. My daughter mentioned that she needs some serving spoons, and that got me thinking. She did play violin, and still owns and plays a piano.I consider the violin the most beautiful instrument, I hope I did not disrespect the violin too much with this. This will be a birthday gift.

Mahogany, 14” x 3 & 1/4 ”, with a rubbed off oil finish. The support is basswood.

Many thanks to Jordan, for opening my eyes to carving.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...





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cwdance1

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#1 posted 12-09-2010 03:34 AM

Wow that is a great project.

You will have to show me how to carve. Going to get down that way this spring.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 12-09-2010 04:24 AM

Nice work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 12-09-2010 04:57 AM

Good idea I like it very much.

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

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gul

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#4 posted 12-09-2010 07:48 AM

That is so cool.

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#5 posted 12-09-2010 11:11 AM

well, isn’t that a creative idea. She is going to love it!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Roger

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#6 posted 12-09-2010 03:24 PM

Charlie Daniels would luv you hairy… nifty project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bluepine38

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#7 posted 12-09-2010 04:28 PM

I think that you respected the beauty of the violin and made it very useful at the same time. The old
wooden spoons used to be a good thumper of troublesome children and grandchildren, so this spoon may
have several uses.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 12-10-2010 12:31 AM

That’s very cool! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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drewnahant

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#9 posted 12-12-2010 09:06 AM

I love it. very elegant design , only problem is that people will think it is a centerpiece and not use it when it is on the table.

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cdbridge39

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#10 posted 12-13-2010 01:00 AM

Nice, but what about a fork ? maybe a tuning fork, lol

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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