Another spoon for a friend

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Project by Clung posted 12-20-2010 04:55 AM 1192 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Along the same line as my last spoon I made another one to give to a friend that we’ll be seeing in a few days – obviously a musician. We used to get together and play every Thursday night and I’m looking forward to another night of music when we get together. Made from another birch chunk of wood, jatoba inlays. Finished with olive oil.

-- Clarence

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#1 posted 12-20-2010 10:50 AM

Very fine little musical spoon.
Best thoughts,

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

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#2 posted 12-20-2010 11:56 AM

it must be a bean spoon.

you did a great job on the spoon itself and on the musical notes!! A treasure, for sure.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 12-20-2010 03:06 PM

You got to break out with the song “Spoon Man” when you give it to you friend…lol

Good looking spoon Clarence…..

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 12-20-2010 06:27 PM

Do you use a spokeshave to smooth these out? I like them for straightening out my lines in the handles…

-- Steven

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#5 posted 12-20-2010 07:43 PM

thanks for the comments.

StevenAntonucci – a spokeshave would work great, although I just use knives on my spoons.

This one threw me a bit of a ‘curve’ – I tried working with the grain, then ran into some dry rot, and ended up with a unique shape. As always, the wood gets the final say and you never know what you get when you pick your wood off the firewood pile….

-- Clarence

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 12-20-2010 07:47 PM

That is great.

-- 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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#7 posted 12-20-2010 09:09 PM

Oh So Nice! Great work! Hope you have a great night of music!

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

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#8 posted 12-21-2010 05:19 PM

Another great “sculpture” Clarence. Your friends are going to love this I am sure.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Roman Hrytsak

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#9 posted 03-03-2011 11:44 PM

Your work has inspired me to finish my spoons. I have a lot of cut-off wood from my projects that I put away for future use. A lot of the pieces have been cut in the shape of a spoon. All I need now is to complete the projects.
I’ve done a few in the past and I sell them or give them away in groups of three – then inscribe the spoons – 3 BEARS! Not too many people know that story today. You do nice work!

-- Roman:... FIGHT HUNGER ----- DON'T EAT!

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