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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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#5 posted 05-28-2012 03:05 AM
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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#6 posted 05-28-2012 03:26 AM
Very cool . I also like the handle.
-- Paul , Calfornia
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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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#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....
#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.
#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.
#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.
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#12 posted 05-28-2012 07:13 PM
great looking spoon
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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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#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 松
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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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