Spoon full of small Birch!

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Project by jjw5858 posted 510 days ago 752 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So many times I would day dream roaring up the hills of upstate NY gazing away at the mountains seeking out Silver Birch.

For me any time the forest showcases a mix of Evergreens, Oak, and Maple the highlight is always finding this wonderful species.

Whenever I see the beauty of the bark all I want to do is get my hatchet and tools put to the task of making a spoon!

This one is a little guy best for eating Soup, Cereal or Ice Cream with!

It was a very nice grain to work the knives through, and I hope this may bring forth some inspiration!

I thank you for looking and for more on this kind of work please visit our new website!

Thank you all very much and be well!


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

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#1 posted 510 days ago

that’s one goods looking poon. I think you hit the proportions just right.


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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 510 days ago

Joe another nice spoon as usual :)
Nice web site, I hope that it serves you well.
Have you don’t the folk concert/festival circuit, it can be fun and it’s also a nice sharing experience
Over here it is a good wee earner plus we meet like minded folk.
I can send you links to ones that I’ve done in the UK.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 510 days ago

Good clean job sir. Nice website.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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2737 posts in 1544 days

#4 posted 510 days ago

Joe!! that is one really nice spoon!
Keep up the great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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6805 posts in 1783 days

#5 posted 510 days ago

Very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 509 days ago

Very nice spoon, Joe. It is a real handy size!...............Jim

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

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#7 posted 509 days ago

Very nice spoon. Birch is particularly well suited for contact with food as it doesn’t leave any wood taste, plus it is strong and even has some resistance to bacteria.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 509 days ago

I like it..simple & useful & well done

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#9 posted 508 days ago

Love the shape and practicality of the eating spoon. I just cut some beech today with a friend to make some kuksas and eating spoons. It’s definitely helpful to see yours. About to check the website…

-- It's very common for people to separate things they do from the things they need. - Jogge Sundqvist

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#10 posted 504 days ago


-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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