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Project by terryR posted 920 days ago 1480 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are another handful of spoons…yep, I’m addicted! :-)
photo 1 is a close up of the handle carved into photo 2…I wasn’t really trying for a heart-shaped opening.
photo 2 is the rest of an 11” long scoop made from QS black walnut…holds right at one cup…hours of sanding on this big momma…
photo 3 is a 9” long squiggly spoon carved from an Hawaiian fruit tree…rambutan…sweet little spoon…mundane photo.
photo 4 is another squiggly spoon…nearly a foot long with 5 micarta pins inlaid near the butt of the handle (spiraling around the handle; only 2 visible in photo). This one is made from afromosia teak…lots of olive hues in this board…
photo 5 is of 2 spoons I just completed from my ‘old templates’…a few friends convinced me to keep making this shape as well as the funky stuff. :-) top one is from bubinga, lower is from tigerwood…another fav!
finish is the usual oil/wax…

ideas and comments are welcomed…

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#1 posted 920 days ago

All these are fantastic. Very, very nice spoons.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#2 posted 920 days ago

Unique spoons! Beautiful grain in your spoons, good job.

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#3 posted 920 days ago

Great looking bunch of spoons

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 920 days ago

Great shapes with some pretty woods. I like them all.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#5 posted 920 days ago

beautiful work. can’t let my wife see these, she’s been wanting some wood bowls and utensils. don’t suppose something this pretty should be called a “utensil”.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#6 posted 920 days ago

Looking good! I really like the one in the 3rd photo and those two in the last photo. Nice curves and nice wood grain. Keep them coming.

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

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#7 posted 920 days ago

Your spoons are fantastic. I am going to attempt one soon.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 919 days ago

looks very good terry. How are your new burrs?

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#9 posted 919 days ago

Wow – those are really nice!


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#10 posted 919 days ago

I like photo 5 the best. Grain and tone of these woods is exceptional.
Your finish reveals the smoothness of your Soul.

Walk in Beauty,


-- RusticBru of Utah,

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#11 posted 919 days ago

thanks for the encouragement, ya’ll…

phil, love those burrs…even used one today to help shape a new saw handle!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#12 posted 918 days ago

Very nice

-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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#13 posted 918 days ago

Great looking spoons, Terry! Your find sanding and finish is superior and the designs are great! They sort of remind me of the spoons/sporks kick I got on a while back. I’ve always admired the beautiful carved spoons so I decided to try some too. It was fun, interesting and the friends/relatives I gave them to seemed to like them as well.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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