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Spoons Wine Barrell staves

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Project by ptofimpact posted 09-26-2012 04:44 PM 783 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have oak staves from a retired Wine Barrell, made a Very Large spoon for my Grandaughter, she goes camping in a group, and cooks in a large Cauldron over a fire. The first 2 pics are of that spoon..32 inches long, approx 4 inches at the stirring end.
The last 2 pics are of a spoon for a friend who cooks in large pots, stews, sauces, and he keeps breaking store bought. It is 18 inches long, and approx 2 3/4 at the stirring end. Both finished with Mineral Oil.

-- Pete in NC





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deadwood

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#1 posted 09-26-2012 04:57 PM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 09-26-2012 05:07 PM

Sweet!
Have a chef friend who said the same thing about store bought spoons and how poorly they are made.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 09-26-2012 05:20 PM

Those are great… should be a market for something so unusual.

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#4 posted 09-27-2012 01:19 AM

Finished in Mineral Oil? For food?

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#5 posted 09-28-2012 12:35 PM

Milton, have received that advice, to use it, from some seasoned woodworkers/carvers. A buddy of mine was a cook in the Army, they used it to wipe down all the Food Slicers in the mess…..

-- Pete in NC

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