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Garry Oak is a white oak found here on Vancouver Island. It’s protected. This ladle comes from a piece that broke off when the tree started to rot in the center.
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#1 posted 06-09-2012 05:59 AM
Garry Oak…. You must be from the Island. Welcome to LJ’s . I’m in Cowichan Bay.
Nice ladle and I like the rolling pins too.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#2 posted 06-09-2012 07:23 AM
Lovely ladle. Hand wrought or electric tools?
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#3 posted 06-09-2012 05:10 PM
I an not a carver and must confess to using electrical tools. I was motivated to make this when the plastic one my wife was using cracked. I have often wished I could do not retangular stuff (other than turning) so I decided to try.
The big assisit for me was the use of Kutzall bits for the inside. Highly recommmended. I think Garry Oak would have been a real challenge using gouges and the like. The tress grow really twisted, rarely anything close to straight, so the grain structure is challenging.
Aside: forget to mention that Garry Oak has a great smell when it’s freshly cut. Like White Oak, it has bice ray fleck.
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#4 posted 06-09-2012 06:37 PM
Great ladle. Nice wood. I love KUTZALL bits. It makes spooning fun!
-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY
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#5 posted 06-10-2012 01:51 AM
Very nice job. Beautiful ladle.
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#6 posted 02-02-2014 02:55 AM
Very nicely done, beautiful shape
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