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Spoon – birch, carving, linseed oil.Happy one – you must know how.
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#1 posted 12-29-2010 03:32 PM
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :) So cute! Spoon and baby. :)
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#2 posted 12-29-2010 05:57 PM
I am amazed that someone so young could create such a nice spoon using only their teeth! Not only a cute baby, but talented as well!
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#3 posted 12-30-2010 05:22 AM
I would be cautious about letting the baby suck on it since it’s finished in Linseed oil. Very nice carving :)
-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”
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#4 posted 12-31-2010 12:27 PM
“All finishes are safe to eat of of or be chewed on once the finish has fully cured.” And P.S. beautiful spoon and beautiful baby. Let her chew.
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#5 posted 12-31-2010 12:30 PM
Looks a satisfied customer
-- 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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#6 posted 12-31-2010 12:31 PM
That’s a beautiful spoon. the little one sure seems to love it.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#7 posted 12-31-2010 12:39 PM
Beautiful spoon, and a beautiful baby you have there!! :)
If it’s cured, let her chew away I say :)
-- Dale, Oregon
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#8 posted 01-01-2011 03:30 AM
Try walnut oil. Found in the salad oil section of thegrocery store. Non-toxic, doesn’t get rancid and does not change the color of the wood substantially. I use it on multi species cutting boards and kitchen utensils in basswood, cherry, birch, walnut and butternut. I like BLO with beeswax, carnuba and turps—polish for furniture and trinkets. Lovely child and work.
-- Steve, 'Sconie Great White North
#9 posted 01-01-2011 04:50 AM
Again, all wood finishes are safe once fully cured. Walnut oil may be OK if it gives the effect you want for a specific project but it cures slowly, never very hard and is therefore only marginally effective as a finish. Those properties make it quite unsuitable for many things.
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