1st Spoon session

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Project by jaykaypur posted 05-26-2012 08:17 PM 1173 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these out of scrap. The 1st pic is redbud and the other pics have spoons made of redbud, cedar, and walnut. Made these as gift’s for my relative’s coming in from Wisconsin.

I cut out “blanks” on the bandsaw and then used a belt sander/shaper and a dremel tool and a LOT of hand sanding. Each spoon went through a process (5 times) of olive oil, then washed, then sanded down again. They are right where they need to be now…..................DONE!

The first pic is the last spoon I made in this session and the best. I really like doing these things….it’s quite addictive! LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 05-26-2012 08:57 PM

had to make sure my wife was out of the room before clicking on this post, this is something she wants i just can’t imagine carving any this nice.

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

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 09:13 PM

I REALLY like the redbud. Wish weren’t so small:-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 09:23 PM

Cool Spoons!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 09:51 PM

more great creative work
will have to try my luck

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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#5 posted 05-26-2012 10:16 PM

Nice work Jay, I think about doing those and think “blisters”. LOL They look incredible and would be worth every blister.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 12:12 AM

I like how slender they are. Very attractive spoons.


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#7 posted 05-27-2012 01:52 AM

Those are cool Jay, i really like these, nicely done!

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#8 posted 05-28-2012 03:07 AM

I somehow missed seeing these until I found your other spoon. Nice collection going!!

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

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#9 posted 05-28-2012 09:11 PM

Awesome job on these Jay. Really like the shapes and overall look, great work!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#10 posted 05-28-2012 09:26 PM

these are way kool. I like em all

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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