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Project by Spoontaneous posted 12-18-2011 03:53 AM 1912 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Leaf was made during the spoon collaboration. It is carved from Serviceberry wood… one of my favorite woods to carve.

This footed spoon reminded me of Lil’ Abner before I colored it. Carved from a root from Brazilian peppertree (invasive weed tree here in So. Fl).

Bogey is from the trunk of a small Bougainvillea shrub. It had some orange streaks between the hard and sap woods. Just doesn’t show well in the pic.

Twig is carved from the the Star fruit branch. I thought it was a stupid idea but the spoon sorta grew on me.

Next one is a stab at making a functional spoon…. wild apple.

The Twist spoon is from sycamore. Thanks for looking… I’ll go back into my hole now.

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

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#1 posted 12-18-2011 04:51 AM

More WOW!!!!

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#2 posted 12-18-2011 05:53 AM

These are really great spoons.
I think i am getting hooked on carving spoons. I have carved about 12 in the last 2 weeks.
Not as nice as yours, but a lot of fun.

-- Chuck

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#3 posted 12-18-2011 03:00 PM

the leaf is awesome! so are the others

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 03:21 PM

Nice work Spoon. Come out more often.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 12-18-2011 04:52 PM

Nice work! I like the Twist Spoon – seems like it would fit in your hand nicely.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 12-18-2011 05:03 PM

coolest spoons I’ve seen yet!

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#7 posted 12-18-2011 08:42 PM

Spectaular work, the first one is my fav. its very graceful thanks for posting..BC

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#8 posted 12-19-2011 01:10 AM

I also like the twist spoon , I’ve done a couple of tries at this style, they didn’t come out as nice as this but I keep trying. It’s my new addition. Always glad to see your work.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#9 posted 12-19-2011 01:39 AM

I like the apple and bouganvillea spoons.

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

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#10 posted 12-19-2011 04:42 PM

Have not seen you for awhile, glad to see you were busy making great looking spoons, hope you never
run out of ideas for new and different spoons. Thank you for sharing and I hope you have a Merry

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#11 posted 12-20-2011 02:06 AM

What is cool with your work is, there are almost no pieces of wood you could not use. No scraps….......

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#12 posted 12-25-2011 04:46 AM

excellent Bud

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

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