maple Spoons

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 973 days ago 1151 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are maple spoons for Christmas gifts. They were made from scrap maple in the burn bin at Kamp Hardwoods. The darker ones are from a 4×4 sticker board that was twisted and the others are made from a piece of 5/4 cutoff. They are finished with Behandla salad bowl finish. I turn the handles and then shape the heads with a 3/4” carbide rotary burr.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#1 posted 973 days ago

Those spoons look very nice and you did a fine job on them.

-- 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 973 days ago

Great looking spoons, I need to give that a shot.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#3 posted 973 days ago

Great lookin spoons Jim!! Someone will be stiring up somthing with’em.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 973 days ago

Again Nice job, I am going to make some of these out of the same wood Kamp Hardwood. May need some help with the spoon portion.

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#5 posted 973 days ago

Fantastic spoons! I have been “in process” of making some wooden spoons myself and I know from experience how satisfied you must feel having made these wonderful spoons. I really like the wood with the dark streaks in it.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#6 posted 972 days ago

I need some of these. We bought some cheap wooden spoons a few years ago and they are our favorite for cooking. We just broke the second as they are not very strong and now that we are down to the last one I really need to give this a shot. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Mike, Western New York

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#7 posted 972 days ago

beautiful spoons. I’ll make a carver out of you yet. LOL

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#8 posted 972 days ago

You have been busy JIm, nice spoons and will make great gifts.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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