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SPOONS From My Table to Yours! Happy Thanksgiving USA!

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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 513 days ago 1301 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Left over wood from my wood carving projects have turned into some nice spoons. I use no pattern but carve where the wood takes me. That is a lot of fun!!!
The light coloured wood with red streaks are some remnants from my Rocky mountain juniper. The burgundy stripped are Caragana branches. The lighter browns could be anything from mahogany, lilac, etc. These pieces of wood came from pallet skids, identity of wood unknown. Alas the dark squiggly spoon is some tropical hardwood that was tough to carve. It could be desert ironwood, I’m not sure. It turned out nice but I burned out a couple of carving burrs!
All were finished with a spray-on lacquer.

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American viewers!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 513 days ago

Great job, some real beautys! Happy Thankgiving to you and your family as well.

God Bless our Milatary as well.

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

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NaFianna

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#2 posted 513 days ago

Amazing. I am struggling through a half dozen or so fo Christmas

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

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 513 days ago

Wow that’s very cool spooning,nice work. Now if you could only find where you left that folk :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#4 posted 513 days ago

Those are all way kool, All that is needed…................. yup, you guessed it, a big ole tub o ice cream.

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

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 512 days ago

Man…........you did some fine work there. The wood just takes ya where IT wants to go doesnt it? Very nice work and will make some beautiful keepsakes for whomever gets them. That black one is definitely unusual and quite eye-catching.

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

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Grumpymike

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#6 posted 512 days ago

That’s alot of spooning going on up there in the cold country.
I made one spoon out of hickory just to see if I could. I showed it to the wifemate and it has been her chili cookin’ spoon ever since.

Thanks for the good wishes … But you have Boxing Day …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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Rick

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#7 posted 512 days ago

Very Nice Indeed!! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

-- The Difference Between A BEER And Your OPINION Is, I Asked For The BEER!

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BigMig

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#8 posted 512 days ago

Wow, Roman. I’ve been thinking of making one or two – you’ve blown me away!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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murch

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#9 posted 512 days ago

Wow Roman, you’re a machine. Great collection of hand-crafted work.

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

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doordude

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#10 posted 512 days ago

that’s a lot of nice spoons

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WoodenFrog

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#11 posted 511 days ago

*Wow!! Those are all AMAZING!!
I like that real Dark One the best, Great work!!

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

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#12 posted 462 days ago

Roman…. with the holidays (back then) I completely missed these. Very cools spoons and lots of them. I know how enjoyable it is to just go with the flow in making these. Very nice work!!!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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