spoons and spatulas

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Project by Joey posted 2376 days ago 1743 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I made the flat spatula’s at Christmas, I’ve been experimenting with some designs and figured out how to do regular spatulas and different types of spoons. Unlike the others, most of these aren’t made of scrap wood. because of the thickness I had to use 6/4. they are all cherry and walnut. And the plan is to make enough to sell at a local flea market next august and to sell at christmas. I have sold a few just by word of mouth. And I am considering putting a website up, just have to figure out how to do that. I use a dremel rotary tool to carve out the bowls of the spoons. Everything else is shaped with my oscillating belt sander and hand scrapers.

-- Joey, Magee, Ms

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#1 posted 2376 days ago

Loved the Christmas spoons. These are an upgrade. I still have a roughed out walnut spoon sitting near the sander I started after your last spoon post. Gotta finish that someday!

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#2 posted 2376 days ago

Joey these look great. Good luck with that internet selling thing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 2376 days ago

Fantastic job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2376 days ago

Very nice

-- Marge, Colorado

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#5 posted 2376 days ago

These are really nice. I would buy one!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#6 posted 2376 days ago

These are great! You should have no problem selling them.

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2375 days ago

great project posting !

welcome to lumberjocks !

these untensils are beautiful

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

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#8 posted 2375 days ago

They are really nice spoons and I agree you should be able sell them.

I looked to see how many times wood spoon was searched and if I’m reading it right it says these are searches for one day for wood spoon.

22 searches (top 100 only)
Searches Keyword
22 total searches
6 wood ice cream spoons
4 wood spoons
3 cherry wood moon spoons
3 cherry wood spoons
3 safe wood to make spoons
3 striped wood spoons

Here’s wooden spatula results

30 searches (top 100 only)
Searches Keyword
30 total searches
14 wooden spatula
7 wooden pizza spatulas
6 wooden spatulas
3 wooden handled food spatulas

Good luck with your new endeavor!

-- Kirk H. --

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#9 posted 2375 days ago

Nice designs and work… Good Luck!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#10 posted 2374 days ago

Kirk – that’s great info!

Joe – I want these spoons/spatulas. They are so beautiful
re: website, until you figure it out, why not use your profile page here as your sit – it links to your project and you can tell about your business on your profile and link to the spoon project page.. and and..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 2363 days ago

Nice spoons and spatulas.

-- Jiri

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#12 posted 2043 days ago

I really like the single piece spatulas. Nicely done.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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