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Spalted Birch Spoon Holder

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Project by jaykaypur posted 771 days ago 1113 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have had this hollow, spalted birch log for a while and looked at it today and realized it wanted to be a spoon holder. It’s 9’’ tall by 6’’ across. I still have about 2’ of the log left for something I haven’t yet “seen”. Brass brushed it, hand sanded it and finished with Watco Danish oil. I think it may still be a little moist in places. Thanks for the looks and comments.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 771 days ago

Make all those spoons, gotta have something to put them in! Good thought, good project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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jjw5858

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#2 posted 771 days ago

Hey Jay, you have some great country woodworking going on here for sure. What a well done collection you have made. Looks terrific.

All the best, keep on with the shavings.

Joe

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

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grizzman

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#3 posted 771 days ago

now that is one gorgeous piece of spalted birch, and your spoon collection looks so good in there, this is just fantastic, i have a really cool piece of hickory that this puts a idea in my head, i shall think on it further, but in the mean time, i shall continue to watch your beautiful creations come into being, and enjoy it all…....what a beauty

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

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grizzman

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#4 posted 771 days ago

on closer inspection i think there winking at me,,,and i wink back…i think im in love, is there something wrong with me,,,have i gone over the edge…....has this wood gone beyond passion…....and the final question…do i need help…am i a woodaholic…...trying to turn off the monitor so i cant see it, and i growled at my wife…am i rabid..is foaming at the mouth normal for this…Ive been here three years now, this is a new experience…....or should i even call it that…here i find myself rambling on over wood…....something is wrong, i now find myself making up some kind of wood working song….birch trees are popping up all over my monitor…i see spalting going on…...the room is spinning…....LOL…...... wow what a dream i just had…i thought i was in love with this piece of birch…......;)

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

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Rick

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#5 posted 771 days ago

VERY Unique! Nice Work! Thanks For Posting!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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bowtie

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#6 posted 771 days ago

excellent idea, my wife was just yesterday talking about a spoon holder.

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 771 days ago

Perfect fer all those fine spoons. Very eye catching!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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deon

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#8 posted 771 days ago

Looks cool

-- Dreaming patterns

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 771 days ago

What an outstanding piece of wood. Well done too.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Arookar

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#10 posted 770 days ago

Gorgeous! I have a few hollow pieces of a plum tree we had to cut down a few years ago- this would be a great idea for some of it. The middle was all rotted out but what was left is beautiful. Thanks for the great idea! I hope mine turns out as good as yours!

-- The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

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Rob Macdonald

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#11 posted 762 days ago

Great piece of wood … lucky it found you

-- IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME

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