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Butternut, Locust and Sumac Swedish Spoons!

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Project by jjw5858 posted 10-15-2012 09:22 PM 1006 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From the forest to the table, these made for some fun whittle work on a sunny sunday so I had some fun and took some pics to share with the crew.

At times I am not sure if this work is just as good as some prescribed medicine that the pharmacy has no ideas of, but I think it might be so..lol. No insurance needed, just trust the wood for its a sure friend.

When you get a moment to encounter nature somehow nature always shows you simple avenues on complicated roads. So here is just a pitstop of ideas. Some new grains for knives and shapes to make good things with.

For reference of woods used please see in picutre #6 from left to right…..Butternut, Locust and Sumac.
I thank all of you for taking a peek and leaving a hello. It’s wonderful to share all of your terrific work and get inspired from it.

Enjoy your projects and remember to challenge yourself all the while smiling at your progress!

Take care,

Joe

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





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 10-15-2012 09:39 PM

I believe you are addicted! LOL

These look great. Love the carving you’ve done on them too.

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

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MonteCristo

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#2 posted 10-15-2012 10:49 PM

Very handsome spoons ! Knowing they are truly made by hand, ie without using Kutzall or similar (like I did !) adds to their cachet.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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woodworker59

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#3 posted 10-15-2012 11:07 PM

Those spoons are getting fancier all the time, great job… keep em coming.. Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#4 posted 10-16-2012 12:47 AM

Beautiful spoons !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-16-2012 12:53 AM

Those are really nice, Joe!! and hand made too!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 10-16-2012 12:59 AM

You are becoming the spoon master

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

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 10-16-2012 01:01 PM

Very beautiful work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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