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I was actually going to post this the day LJ Jeffro posted his horse. After seeing his horse I just didn’t feel like posting a spoon :-)
It’s red cedar about 14” long.
Thanks for looking
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#1 posted 09-18-2012 12:53 PM
A very good job and I dont blame you at all for waiting!!!
Hard to compete with that horse!
Anything outta cedar is nice and you did a good job on this. Keep it up!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#2 posted 09-18-2012 01:11 PM
hummm, I’m tastin ice cream fer some reason. Nice spoon Monte
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#3 posted 09-18-2012 01:44 PM
Looks awesome Monte! Red Cedar is a great looking wood, enjoy!
-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW
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#4 posted 09-18-2012 01:55 PM
good looking spoon Monte, love that cedar.
-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....
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#5 posted 09-18-2012 02:28 PM
I love this! You spoon-making-guys are making me REALLY want to make spoon. I just do not know where to find the green wood. Do you think the neighbors would notice if i went over and cut a branch off in the middle of the night?
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#6 posted 09-18-2012 03:17 PM
i love cedar and the beauty of its grain figure and of coarse its smell, any time i have visitors to the shop they smell the cedar and they love it, im glad to see your posting your spoon , yes jeffro can be daunting, but you posted it today and were glad, keep on wood working monte…great spoon
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#7 posted 09-18-2012 08:44 PM
At 14” long that is a heavy duty spoon (weapon). That piece of cedar is pretty dark compared to what I get down here.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
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#8 posted 09-18-2012 09:38 PM
I don’t have room for the horse – gimmie the spoon.
So a question – is green wood best for a spoon, I have made a couple out of hard dry wood and they nearly broke my heart along with some of my tools.
-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?
#9 posted 09-18-2012 09:41 PM
I use dry wood and basically soak it in mineral oil as soon as I can. Don’t know about others.
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#10 posted 09-19-2012 01:28 AM
From massive stairs to a carved spoon. You are a man of varied talents.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#11 posted 09-19-2012 03:14 PM
A nice one Monte.
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