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Project by jaykaypur posted 05-28-2012 12:47 AM 1450 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of sycamore scrap.

These things are becoming addictive but they are fun to make and will make great gifts.

Thanks for the looks/comments.

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 05-28-2012 12:56 AM

i have not even made one recently and you have me wanting to make some for sure…so keep it up, your addiction is driving my desire…its been awhile since i made a spoon, and some shall be coming…thanks for the great inspiration..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 05-28-2012 12:58 AM

The problem is, my mind sees how cool these are & then I want to find time to try to make them.

Nice job again.

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

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Bearpie

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#3 posted 05-28-2012 02:47 AM

The addiction comes and goes, I know, I’ve been bitten and recovered after making about 40 or so and and my stockpile is getting low so I may get bitten again sooner or later! They make great gifts and cheap enough to sometimes make a successful show all by themselves! Check my posts for my coffee scoops! I like the handle on this spoon.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 05-28-2012 03:04 AM

Nice piece of scrap! I like the handle and also the ‘scar’ in the bowl. Nice work!

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

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lew

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#5 posted 05-28-2012 03:05 AM

Love these!!

I wish I had the time and tools to do more of them!

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

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whitedog

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#6 posted 05-28-2012 03:26 AM

Very cool . I also like the handle.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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ErikF

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#7 posted 05-28-2012 04:42 AM

I thought the addicted title was relating to the look of a failed attempt to heat up black tar heroin in the spoon :)

-- Power to the people.

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bowtie

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#8 posted 05-28-2012 11:08 AM

Nice work, looks like a good way to use up scraps. Is the handle shape random or are you following the grain?

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

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 05-28-2012 11:21 AM

bowtie, the handle shape is just random. I sketch the handle on the blank with a pencil, cut it out roughly on the bandsaw, use a belt sander to shape it and then hand sand to get final form.

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

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Bearpie

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#10 posted 05-28-2012 05:52 PM

Jaykaypur, I would very highly recommend that you get some of these and they will eliminate 95% of the hand sanding. The only place I have to hand sand is inside the scoop.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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jaykaypur

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#11 posted 05-28-2012 06:37 PM

I have some asssorted sized/grit flap wheels but will definitely look to get some of these. They look like they will really do the job. Thanks.

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

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doordude

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#12 posted 05-28-2012 07:13 PM

great looking spoon

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jjw5858

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#13 posted 05-28-2012 09:14 PM

Another great piece of work here. Here is a link you may find of interest if you had not already seen it.
http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop/video/3100/3108.html

Great work, enjoy it!

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

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kiefer

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#14 posted 05-29-2012 01:27 AM

Thank you for the post and I can see where it would be fun to just carve away without a pattern, just follow the grain and let it take shape .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer / It's all about design and innovation

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Martyroc

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#15 posted 05-29-2012 01:50 AM

Hi Jay, Thats quite the collection your building, my wife just asked me where are hers? Guess I will be learning how to make these pretty soon. Nicely done.

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

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