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Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall… followed by a brutal winter.

‘Humpty’ is carved from Dawn redwood with broken eggshell and stains.

‘Day of the Dead’ is from that Horse chestnut, ball bearings for eyeballs and a Sharpie pen.

‘Ms Mac’ is Macadamia nut wood. I almost named it ‘Void Where Prohibited’.

A couple of ‘duds’. The spalted maple spoon broke several times in my hands while trying to shape it. (Super Glue wears a cape.) The comet looking spoon is Bay laurel that a guy from work brought in. It was about 8” thick and some guy had cut it down with a one inch drill bit. It had some rot to it, which is that lighter color.

Thanks for having a look.

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





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SteveMI

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#1 posted 1182 days ago

When hand worked art meets wood, I am always amazed. Yours are top tier. The most neat part is that I wouldn’t have figured out what you were making if I would have seen it half way through.

Steve.

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BritBoxmaker

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#2 posted 1182 days ago

Excellent. Particularly like ‘Day of the Dead’ The ribbing really sets it off.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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sras

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#3 posted 1182 days ago

You have opened my eyes to what it means to make a spoon. Very imaginative! “Superglue wears a cape” – Funny!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 1182 days ago

These are really wild spoons but I like them. They’re beautiful.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 1182 days ago

Your spoons always make me WOW , such a great job once again. Ms mac is my fav, would have loved the other name hee hee VWP

thanks for posting your beautiful work

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Bertha

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#6 posted 1182 days ago

One of those sperm ducks got my neighbor’s dog pregnant ;) Awesome as always.

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

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mrg

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#7 posted 1182 days ago

These are cool. Nice work!

-- mrg

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mtkate

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#8 posted 1182 days ago

Very creative stuff!

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amagineer

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#9 posted 1182 days ago

Great wood carving. Now I know what to do with that jar of ball bearings I inherited. Thanks for sharing!

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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moment

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#10 posted 1182 days ago

Always surprising and fun . These are super nice !

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 1182 days ago

another fun posting. I like the female spoon form the best in this grouping.

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

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Roman Hrytsak

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#12 posted 1182 days ago

There is never another one like them. Keep pushing those brain cells. You’re doing great work!

Looking forward again to the next ones.

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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rrdesigns

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#13 posted 1182 days ago

Love Humpty. As well as the rest of your always amazing collection.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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woodworkerscott

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#14 posted 1182 days ago

You rock. I love seeing your creativity.
Interesting note… It has always been portrayed that Humpty Dumpty was an egg, but the limerick never said he was an egg!
Thanks for posting.

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

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Thaqeb Alserhan

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