Tulip Wood Spoon

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Project by Andrew Boyce posted 03-25-2011 01:06 PM 3728 views 13 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Tulip Wood spoon with inlaid copper leaf.
I cut a length of copper piping off, cut it down its length, hammered it flat, cut out the shape and then scribed a series of fine featherlike scratches into it.

-- Maker of Stuff....

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#1 posted 03-25-2011 01:10 PM

Very nice use of this wood. Looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 03-25-2011 02:06 PM

Very,Very nice workmanship. I love it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 03-25-2011 02:40 PM

Totally gorgeous looking spoon. Well done. Project for tomorrow is sorted.

I hope you don’t mind me trying to copy the above. I guarantee you mine will
not be a patch on yours but I absolutely HAVE to give it a go. Probably in beech.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#4 posted 03-25-2011 02:49 PM

Wow, my man…that is pretty!



-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#5 posted 03-25-2011 03:42 PM

I never thought I’d get excited about a spoon, but this one is a beauty!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 03-25-2011 03:47 PM

Great looking spoon.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 03-25-2011 05:01 PM

Show stopper!! The spoon is fantastic and choice of wood spectacular!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#8 posted 03-25-2011 05:04 PM

Really beautiful, cool project…..................

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

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#9 posted 03-25-2011 05:13 PM

What’s going on with that table under the spoon! Good grief, how are you living, my friend?! The spoon is absolutely wornderful and I’m a big fan of tulip. Next time, pose it over a less attractive backdrop! :)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#10 posted 03-25-2011 05:33 PM

Thank you very very much for this post. I have been collecting a lot of little pieces of wood with interesting figure and color.. I also have stock set aside for spoons, etc. The copper leaf gives a a great use for the little pieces of wood in my spoons as decoration… YAY.. thank you!!!!!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#11 posted 03-25-2011 05:43 PM

Gorgeous work…I like the inlay idea too!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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Andrew Boyce

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#12 posted 03-25-2011 06:08 PM

Thanks all very much for your encouraging comments,... much appreciated!

-- Maker of Stuff....

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#13 posted 03-25-2011 07:51 PM

Simply beautiful. No need for more words than that.

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#14 posted 03-25-2011 11:31 PM

Fantastic, how did you shape the spoon?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#15 posted 06-28-2011 05:25 AM

Very nice, and very classy. Thanks for sharing.

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