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Project by whitedog posted 977 days ago 1751 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not sure why I have caught the spoon bug … but I have it bad. One day I drove by some wood on the side of the road that the power company had left there. I wasn’t going to stop because it was fresh cut green wood but I have a hard time passing up free wood. Then I got to thinking those spoon guys use green wood , maybe I’ll try and make a spoon. Now I can’t stop.

I want to thank Spoontaneous for all the info. he has put into his blogs . I didn’t fallow his classes at the time but he has some great stuff that I have been using. And the best spoons on LJ.

I have used a lot of different woods and some I just don’t know what they are. Like the duck one not sure what it is but it really finishes out nice. The finish I used on all of these was my new Beall Buff System ( basicly wax ).


Let me know what you think good or bad.

Thanks Paul

-- Paul , Calfornia





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CodyJames

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#1 posted 977 days ago

It looks like a wooden spoon version of a famous melting clock painting by Salvador Dali. =)

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NaFianna

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#2 posted 977 days ago

Wooah!! You got it bad. I am impressed.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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marter1229

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#3 posted 977 days ago

Truly amazing. Bring new life to my bowl of cereal.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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bch

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#4 posted 974 days ago

After seeing all the wonderful spoons here on LJ, I’m slowly getting the “spoon bug”. I have yet to make one, but, I just got a bunch of cherry that would spoon-up quite well… Thanks for the inspiration!

-- --bch

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#5 posted 964 days ago

Yes, they are addicting aren’t they? I like that all of them are different! I make coffee scoops so only the scoops are the same. Nice work.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 870 days ago

Paul ~ I am just now seeing this post. Wow…. what a great ‘pile’ of spoons. That ‘duck’ spoon is the coolest of all. I really like the organic look it has. You obviously were in the ‘flow’ with that one.

As for green wood…. I use it a lot too. Some of it actually seems to dry by the time I am done with the spoon… and others (like Macadamia and oak burl) end up shifting a bit afterwards, where I have to go back and resand.

Yep… you’ve got it bad.

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

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