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Project by ghost5 posted 495 days ago 647 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trying to get ready for a few shows and have some items for local shops. I made up another batch of scoops, sorry the pics aren’t better they really don’t show these off well.

First is Flame Box Elder, second is Spalted Box Elder, third is Spalted Elm and the last is Elm.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com





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#1 posted 494 days ago

very nice,great work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 494 days ago

Great colors in all of these

-- 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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#3 posted 494 days ago

Thanks guys. Monte I wish you could see them in person the colors are so much better than the pics show.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com

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#4 posted 494 days ago

I love these. Do they hold a specific volume and if they do, how do you get them to be that size?

-- Kandy, Alberta, Canada

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#5 posted 494 days ago

Thanks Kandy. Each scoop holds around 2 tablespoons. I use a measurement I found from another woodworker. I made a couple of story sticks to check the depth and use a micrometer to check the diameter but a ruler will work just fine. Make the opening 1-3/8” wide and 1-7/8” deep. I was turning all of the interiors but now I drill most out with a 1” Forstner’s bit to save time. Going to look for a larger bit today in fact to get rid of material quicker.

The handle has a 1/4” tenon which I glue on using Tightbond III or CA. Hope that helps.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com

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