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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 586 days ago

Totally unique.

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#2 posted 586 days ago

That’s really unique and refined!

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#3 posted 585 days ago

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

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

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#4 posted 581 days ago

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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