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My 1st try at a spoon

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Project by GenerationWW posted 02-01-2013 11:44 PM 1133 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt to make a spoon. I used a design that my wife’s grandfather made, incorporating the Norwegian Rosemaling. I used Mahogany and a whole lot of elbow grease to carve it! The spoon is around 12” tall and finished with two coats of tung oil.

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wiswood2

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#1 posted 02-02-2013 12:28 AM

Very nice job.The rosemaling is real nice.Lot of work in that one.
Chuck

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Jimthecarver

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#2 posted 02-02-2013 02:36 PM

Beautiful spoon, being a spoon carver myself I can appreciate the time and patience it took to make such a smooth design.
Making spoons is very addictive.
Thanks for posting…. great job!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 02-02-2013 05:58 PM

That’s a very nice spoon. Nice carving, too.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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GenerationWW

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#4 posted 02-02-2013 06:02 PM

Thank you for the kind words!!!

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stefang

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#5 posted 02-02-2013 07:07 PM

Excellent work for a first. I think you also did an exceptionally good job on the business end of the spoon. Many fail here (I know I have), but yours looks perfect to me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 02-04-2013 04:07 PM

Wow! That looks a very intricate spoon, great carving and design.

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