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My first Spoon!

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 06-24-2012 11:03 PM 880 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Although there are lots of great spoon makers on this site, my total inspiration came from jakapur. Had the tools to do it and saw a piece of wood to use so dove in. I was surprised that it went better than I originally thought it would. It’s spalted Oak finished with mineral oil.

Thanks for looking

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





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EmeraldDragon

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#1 posted 06-24-2012 11:06 PM

I love it.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 06-24-2012 11:18 PM

Great job. That is a fine looking spoon. Each one you make will be a true work of art.

Way to go…..you did a heck of a job.

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

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Skylark53

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#3 posted 06-25-2012 12:16 AM

Nice. The spalted oak makes it really beautiful. Be sure and use it anyway.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 06-25-2012 12:28 AM

You are definately not a “one trick pony”. Tables, wheels, boxes, wishing wells, etc, and now a spoon! Good job and some very cool wood.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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jjw5858

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#5 posted 06-25-2012 01:09 AM

Very nice work…wow, you guys are really inspiring this wooden spoon movement. Really fine work, thanks for sharing!

Joe

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

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Roger

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#6 posted 06-25-2012 02:21 AM

Oh, that looks like it would be a gr8 ice cream spoon fer me. Nicely done Monte.

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

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KnotCurser

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#7 posted 06-25-2012 11:33 AM

Looks great Monte!

I made my first spoon less than a month ago and it is now my favorite utensile in my kitchen. I’m sure it will be the same with yours!

The jakapur looks great.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 06-25-2012 12:17 PM

It’s a nice spoon. I like it and it’s well done for the first.

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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grizzman

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#9 posted 06-25-2012 02:39 PM

nice spoon monte, were always so brave when we try something new, and you did well, keep at it and you will get better and better…

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

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NaFianna

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#10 posted 06-25-2012 09:16 PM

A perfectly good and functional utensil

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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prattman

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#11 posted 10-01-2012 12:28 PM

nice job on the spoon monte, you inspire me to try one.

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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BrianBrianBrian

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#12 posted 12-09-2012 03:07 PM

I love seeing wooden spoons… each one is so unique. I like how the colors on this one turned out.

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