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A tale of 2 spoons

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Project by hairy posted 07-26-2011 07:42 PM 1235 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Did you ever feel that a spoon just wasn’t enough? OK, that only happens to me. This is one of those times.

It looks pretty good sticking out of a pot of cassoulet, based loosely on this recipe. Thanks, Emeril!

The ring spoon had me on the ropes for a while. Everything that could go wrong, did. At least twice. It’s a combination/variation of things I’ve done before, it just went all goofy this time. If it doesn’t do a good job as a spoon, I’m throwing it at the neighbors cat.

The shovel is 16” x 4”, the spoon is 13” x 2”. Mineral oil on both pieces. American Black Walnut, courtesy of Hurricane Ike, Sept. 2008.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...





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DaddyT

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#1 posted 07-26-2011 08:48 PM

That is so AWESOME!!!! Hope you dont mind but Im going to copy the shovel. It would make a great chili spoon! Plus the way I eat chili I might just use it to eat with lol !

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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Blake Thornton

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#2 posted 07-26-2011 09:24 PM

loving the shovel! What a unique and fantastic idea

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 07-26-2011 10:42 PM

Nice looking spoons.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 07-26-2011 11:13 PM

Cool.

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paplou

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#5 posted 07-27-2011 12:59 AM

As wood_f said thats cool. I don’t like the word but it sure fits your shovel.

-- PAPLOU

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hairy

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#6 posted 07-27-2011 01:59 AM

Thanks, fellas!

DaddyT. I’m looking forward to seeing it. I’m glad you like it.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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murch

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#7 posted 07-27-2011 09:40 AM

Love the shovel Hairy. When you’re finished your dinner you can go out and dig the garden!!

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

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Bluepine38

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#8 posted 07-27-2011 03:47 PM

Just had to check the recipe, start with a 6 quart pot, no wonder you got the idea for a shovel!! Like the
way you made it work, and yes it would be great for chili, both the making and/or eating. That ring
spoon is also nice. Thank you for sharing. Do not know if you should follow murch’s advice, you just
might dig up a shop that was starting to grow.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Roger

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#9 posted 07-27-2011 11:27 PM

the heck with the spoons…..... what’s on the plate??? I’m hungry :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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