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Project by terryR posted 796 days ago 2864 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone, I’ve carved a few more spoons and wanted to share…

#1 is a 14” long Am Beech spoon with my first attempt at scroll saw fretwork…fairly simple…will try this again!

#2 is carved from a colorful piece of Cherry…approx 11” long…I added a keel to the bottom to add strength. Here’s a shot of the keel…

#3 is a squiggly little scoop about 7” long made from Spalted Alder…looks nicer in person.

#4 is one of my ‘coffee spoons’ from Cherry and Am Chestnut…old style spoon…a bit over 6” long. These have been, by far, the largest selling spoon for me…their just so cute!

#5 is another coffee spoon, and an experiment altogether…shaped from Chakte viga and plastic spacers (the kind used on custom knife handles). When I first finished this spoon last winter, the wood dried after shaping, so left the spacers proud of the wood…yuck. This time, I used shellac for a finish, instead of wax, and no shrinkage so far. (yes, the wood has also had 5 months to dry) I will definitely play with these spacers more…

#6 is an unusual shape carved from Iroko…about 12” long…carved ALMOST exclusively with hand tools…took forever…

Comments and suggestions are always welcomed…

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





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Mauricio

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#1 posted 796 days ago

Pretty cool Terry, One day I’m make myself a coffee scoop.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Brit

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#2 posted 796 days ago

Great work Terry. I like them all, but I think #5 is my favourite.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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jjw5858

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#3 posted 796 days ago

Looks great Terry, I really enjoy all of your nice designs. Thanks for sharing them. I know you have probably seen this….but if not…..you will enjoy it! http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop/video/3100/3108.html

Take care,

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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SisQMark

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#4 posted 796 days ago

Very nice designs Terry. Awesome job & great craftsmanship.

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

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bowtie

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#5 posted 796 days ago

like em all but #4 is awesome.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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millzit

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#6 posted 796 days ago

love the fret work dude!

-- .......now cut that out!

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Spoontaneous

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#7 posted 796 days ago

Good looking spoons… all of them. I like the pic of the back detail… nicely done! (Looks like it would be strong for use. Keep them coming….

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 796 days ago

Sweet spoons!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

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

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