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Project by ptofimpact posted 12-21-2012 05:58 PM 679 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Two more sets, spoons and oven rack pull/push sticks for Sisters….hopefully last ones for this year. Spoons are 17” long, and 3 1/4” at the spoon end.

-- Pete in NC





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#1 posted 12-21-2012 06:31 PM

Totally unique.

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 08:39 PM

That’s really unique and refined!

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#3 posted 12-22-2012 04:07 PM

I like the way you colored them for contrast. I bet if they came from whiskey barrels, they still have ‘bourbon’ smell.

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 03:42 PM

Spoontaneous, thank you, and yes indeed, they were Bourbon barrels 1st, then Wine, and with each cutting, sanding, and carving, the smell of bourbon is quite noticeable. In fact, when outside sanding, in almost each case, a honybee or two comes investigating. The coloration is from the ‘charring’ inside the barrels, and when you carve or sand below the charred part, you get the different shades.

-- Pete in NC

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