'Wring' around the Collar

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Project by Spoontaneous posted 03-25-2011 05:18 PM 1669 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

‘Wring’ Around The Collar (those dirty wrings) is from a dead branch I cut off a Sea Grape growing in the alley way behind the garage I use. About 7 3/4” long and a very hard wood. Fowl play is suspected.

Two-Gether is carved from two joined pieces of poplar burl. About 5” wide.

The maple burl spoon is about 5” long.. and has a natural area left on the end of the handle.

Jellyfish is about 5 1/2” long.. not sure of the wood… can anybody help? Very soft and sanded quickly. It was supposed to be an octopus but due to technical difficulties (ahem) it became a jellyfish.

The High Heel spoon is cucumber wood and is about size 9.

Thanks for having a look… and GO KENTUCKY!!!

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

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#1 posted 03-25-2011 05:21 PM

Your designs are so very cool.

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

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#2 posted 03-25-2011 05:38 PM

Great spoons! Very clever and original designs.

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#3 posted 03-25-2011 05:40 PM

That duck (?) is so fantastic that I don’t have words for it. These are all SO fablulous!!!! Is the twisted neck duck for sale by any chance?

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

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#4 posted 03-25-2011 06:05 PM

Wow, very creative use of your materials, theres a real flow to all of their shapes…. great!

-- Maker of Stuff....

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#5 posted 03-25-2011 06:39 PM

Your designs are amazing. I love to see craftsmen elevate their work to become artisans

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#6 posted 03-25-2011 10:32 PM

Love your spoons, as always but the size nine slipper blew me away. Bravo!

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#7 posted 03-25-2011 11:22 PM

another batch of beauties BUD

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

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#8 posted 03-26-2011 04:20 PM

WOW, can’t believe how you keep up this quality and quantity.

You have lots of great unique ideas.

I still really love those little live edge ones. #4….......

They are all, outstanding…........................

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

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