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Project by Spoontaneous posted 02-27-2011 01:10 AM 2547 views 12 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

S-s-s-spoon is from the same piece of macadamia wood as was the ‘mac’ spoon but the color is 10 shades lighter.

The Cat Burglar spoon is from maple, his mask is incised and painted, his whiskers are fiber optic strands, eyes are ‘jewels’ (he’s a thief), and the spoon bowl ‘sack’ is tied off with waxed cord.

The Shack spoon is from the same piece of witch hazel as the witch spoon… in fact it was the piece that came from the bandsaw cut-out (that’s why it is the same shape). I first tried to cover the roof with pine needle ‘shingles’ but that was a complete failure, then I tried soaking peanut shells and cutting out little tiles but that went south as well. So, I ended up just scratching the roof for texture.

None of them turned out the way I intended… but, I’m on to the new ones.

Thanks for taking the time….

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

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 01:16 AM

Cool Spoon.

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 01:23 AM

Couldn’t pick a favorite- love them all.
Very unique and different.
That snake spoon – great likeness, the cat burglar spoon fun and whimsicle, the shack is just too cute. (and I like the end result of the roof)
Do you sell them?

-- Theresa,

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 01:48 AM

Love the snakey one!

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#4 posted 02-27-2011 02:03 AM

Amazing… quite unique.
Well done.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#5 posted 02-27-2011 02:10 AM

oh yea yea yea….. holy moly now I’m wantin a big-ole bowl o ice cream. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 02-27-2011 04:05 AM

SSSSSSSSSSSuper cool SSSSSpoon. Kudos.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 02-27-2011 04:15 AM

Nice looking spoons. I like the snake the most, nice looking texture.

-- Mel,

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#8 posted 02-27-2011 04:24 AM

Hey Mike you beat me too it LOL
Most unique designs way cool spoons

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 02-27-2011 06:24 AM

great vision! Love them all!

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#10 posted 02-27-2011 06:32 AM

S-s-s-super cool. Nice job. I like the s-s-s-snake one best. I could never make one for my wife though, because I’d be s-s-s-sleeping outside, after she s-s-s-slapped me, of course.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#11 posted 02-27-2011 06:43 AM

Thanks for the kind and funny comments. Theresa, yeah, I hope to sell some of them. I’ve got maybe 20 of them made so far this year and hope to try doing an arts and crafts show in the fall… if I can figure out the booth stuff. Don’t know just yet what the interest will be but I hope it pays for the show. I’m having fun with it though…..

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

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#12 posted 02-27-2011 10:31 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 02-27-2011 03:06 PM

More beauties….................

Super projects, that snake is awesome.

Best of luck on any craft shows. Just remember, your work is unique and rare, ask a fair price.

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

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#14 posted 02-27-2011 03:21 PM

Simply wonderful. There are so many possibilities!

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#15 posted 02-27-2011 04:07 PM

Cool spoons. I think I like the snake best. Unique.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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