Spoon makers tote!

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Project by jjw5858 posted 10-03-2012 09:24 PM 2022 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone, I hope if you followed the 3 part blog series of this build that you have been on the look out for this project.

All handmade from pine this spoon makers tool tote is lightweight and great for short hikes out into the wilderness to fetch different wood species for spoon work. The finish is….........

2 coats of Dark Walnut Watco Danish Oil
2 coats of Zinsser Bullseye clear shellac
2 coats of BLO

The plans for this project are as usual….... just an idea in my head, to paper, than hopefully to finish….lol.

I hope you enjoy this piece and continue to enjoy the natural gifts of the great outdoors!

Thank you all for taking the time and interest in my work.
Also a great thanks for the inspiration of your great projects!

All the best,


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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-03-2012 09:33 PM

You have been a great inspiration to many of us.

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

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#2 posted 10-03-2012 09:35 PM

I want to be a spoon maker too! As Monte says, you have been an inspiration!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#3 posted 10-03-2012 09:48 PM

Nice Tote, To bad you couldn’t incorporate a stool into this design, You could tote it & park it.

I love the design…

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#4 posted 10-03-2012 10:07 PM

Wonderful, just wonderful.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-03-2012 10:30 PM

That is one handy tote. Nice job on it!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 10-03-2012 10:50 PM

You did GREAT on this. Very very fine looking tote.

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

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#7 posted 10-03-2012 11:09 PM

As always a fine job indeed,. the tote and the spoons are great work.. please keep us up to date on your future journeys. thank you for allowing us to take the trip with you.. Papa


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#8 posted 10-04-2012 01:13 AM

Very nice and useful.
Now you are mobile.
Well done.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#9 posted 10-04-2012 09:01 AM

Lovely, now I feel even more like going out to sit and carve a little.
Best thoughts to you in the garden,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#10 posted 10-04-2012 11:33 AM

Great work.

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#11 posted 10-04-2012 11:50 AM

That tote has nice, flowing lines! Very pleasing on the eyes… Your entries are a great read.. Thanks, Joe!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#12 posted 10-04-2012 11:51 AM

Love the little tote Joe. Hope you give it plenty of use. Not a lot beats being out
in the fresh air, messing around with knives.

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

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#13 posted 10-04-2012 02:13 PM

Great design, and looks very handy!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#14 posted 10-04-2012 05:45 PM

This is a nice tote and it could be very handy and useful to anyone (think Xmas gifts). I see it as a carry-all to go everywhere. Thanks for posting and for the inspiration!



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#15 posted 10-04-2012 07:31 PM

Great job,,, should serve you well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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