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Curvy spoon / Big brother whacker. - Just hand tools used.

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Project by murch posted 09-30-2012 01:04 PM 868 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was using this as a shelf in the shed for keeping screw-drivers etc within easy reach but I recently
changed things around and had this bit left over. I drew some curvy lines between the holes
and found this spoon was hiding there all along.
It’s beech and after I cut it to shape with a coping saw, I sat out in the Autumn sunshine and had a
very enjoyable afternoon of peace and quiet and carving.
The tools in pic 2 are the only ones I used plus some fine grit sand paper (that has since vanished!)
In pic 3 Laura has discovered that Daddys spoon is also a very handy big brother whacker.
“I’ll just sneak up on him while he’s watching T.V.”

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.





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Roger

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#1 posted 09-30-2012 01:09 PM

Time to make big brother a wood helmet.. lol

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

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jjw5858

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#2 posted 09-30-2012 02:54 PM

Great work on this! Nice lines and glad you enjoyed the carving.

I have been enjoying this work recently as well, if you have not seen this post you may have an interest: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/71477

Thanks for sharing your ideas, nice job.

All the best,

Joe

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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Bluepine38

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#3 posted 09-30-2012 03:17 PM

Great looking spoon, sisters sometimes seem to be a necessary evil until they get older, I had three of them,
but we all outgrew the problem. Glad you are enjoying the woodworking and carving.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Jamie Speirs

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#4 posted 09-30-2012 04:48 PM

That is fun

Both the wee Lassie and the spoon

Cant beat sitting whittling and counting

the joys of life

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 09-30-2012 04:59 PM

At least she’s interested in woodworking, sort of.

Nice piece, especially with hand tools.

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

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 09-30-2012 09:32 PM

Very nice job. Looks like a perfect fit too !

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

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NaFianna

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#7 posted 10-01-2012 08:24 PM

Great spoon. They are a bit addictive.

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

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