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Project by woodworker59 posted 10-02-2012 12:13 AM 670 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Unlike those beautiful Swedish spoons that have been the talk of the site lately, this is a dry wood spoon.
I cut the basic shape with coping saw then finished with chisels, rasps, and files. Hoping someone on this site can help me with the wood.. I scavenged a couple 3” by 3” pieces off a pallet that had Brazil burned into the wood so I am assuming that its from south America somewhere. I have no Idea what it is.. I do know that its very hard and is tough to work with carving tools. cuts good, but its hard. So a little help.. it has no stain on it, just a couple coats of Danish Oil so that’s pretty much the wood color. Its about 11” long and 1 3/4” wide at its widest point. thanks for looking Papa..

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-02-2012 01:49 AM

Love the spoon. No clue about the wood.

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

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 02:00 AM

Can’t help with wood identification, but can say nice spoon.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 02:05 AM

Very nice spoon, I also have no idea about the wood species.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#4 posted 10-02-2012 05:49 AM

Great bit of carving.

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

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 11:46 AM

This is awesome Papa, really nice job on this!

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

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