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Project by Billinmich posted 08-11-2011 08:37 PM 1090 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my carving for the spoon carving class.I used mahogany which I had laying around.After I cut out the spoon i realized the top cut off was almost a good as my intended spoon,so I had a practice spoon to work on.Finished with boiled linseed oil.I carved them with chisels and power carver hope that is legal.Did a little woodburning and glued in some swarovsky crystals for the eyes.I won’t be using this to stir the pot ,but had a good time carving them.

-- Bill in Mich





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 08-11-2011 09:48 PM

These are really nice. You did a good job.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-11-2011 10:01 PM

wow! These are great!

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

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#3 posted 08-11-2011 10:57 PM

Very nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 08-11-2011 11:09 PM

Nice work on those but many ladies will not use these at all and would throw ‘em in the trash! Snake aficionados on the other hand will love ‘em.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 08-12-2011 03:38 AM

Bill…. those are a couple of really, cool spoons!! You have a much steadier hand than I do, the way you manage to burn in a signature that small. The scales are cool and so are the eyes. A+ top to bottom.

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

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#6 posted 08-12-2011 05:17 AM

Beautiful work

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#7 posted 08-12-2011 05:43 AM

Thanks guys.had a good time carving them and can’t wait to see all the rest

-- Bill in Mich

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#8 posted 08-12-2011 02:27 PM

Yea… These are pretty cool…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 08-18-2011 12:56 PM

Nice workmanship, but holy cow! If I put one of those in a kitchen drawer, you can’t imagine the fireworks that would follow upon its discovery!

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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