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Project by Spoontaneous posted 01-18-2011 12:24 AM 1303 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Reclining Nude spoon I pulled out of a brush pile last week. I think it is Live Oak.

The second is Black Cherry Burl and I carved the bowl around the concentric circles.

The squiggly one is cherry.

On the Witch I left the bark attached on the bowl and the hat, hair and face. It was a piece of Witch Hazel (hence the name) that I cut a bullet in half on the first cut.

The Lizard is from the same piece of Black Cherry as the other. Couldn’t give much detail to the feet so I made him club-footed.

The last one is called ‘A Salute to Norm’ and is Maple Burl. If you haven’t seen his work, he makes the prettiest spoons on this planet. www.normsartorius.com

Thanks for looking.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)





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jbell2355

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#1 posted 01-18-2011 12:32 AM

Wow, fantastic work! Very creative. I’ve not seen a lot of nudes in wood…

-- She was only a rancher's daughter, but all of the horsemen knew her.

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StevenAntonucci

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#2 posted 01-18-2011 12:39 AM

Great looking spoons. Your spoons are exceptional, and on par with Norm’s.

-- Steven

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hObOmOnk

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#3 posted 01-18-2011 12:58 AM

Spoontastic!

-- 温故知新

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 01-18-2011 03:07 AM

fun stuff spoonman

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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B13

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#5 posted 01-18-2011 03:09 AM

Very creative artistic mind. cool! spoon’s.

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#6 posted 01-18-2011 03:18 AM

Now that someone called you Spoonman I can’t get the song out of my head! These are awesome. Each one going off in its own direction of design. I love a little live edge on the spoon but who could resist the lizard! Thanks for sharing with us.

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

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Jimthecarver

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#7 posted 01-18-2011 05:25 AM

What an inspiration you are to other carvers. Your spoons are tops in my book. WOW

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

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woodworkerscott

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#8 posted 01-18-2011 06:41 AM

Spoon art. Awesome. Artist always raise the bar in woodworking. Love it. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#9 posted 01-18-2011 01:19 PM

loving your spoons!! Very very much

that second one—my favourite. VERY creative (all of them)

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

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#10 posted 01-18-2011 03:45 PM

Carving is enjoyable for sure, great job

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#11 posted 01-18-2011 08:09 PM

Super cool spoons. Great to see your work, thanks for sharing.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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