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Project by cajunpen posted 393 days ago 960 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been playing around with the lathe a little and have gotten a kick out of turning these little Scoops. This one is a piece of Tesota (never heard of it before), hard maple and the handle is Tiger Maple and Padauk.

I’ve never worked with Tesota before – but I kind of like it, it had sapwood running down through the middle. Not great, but I’m learning with every project. I got the best finish off of the tool with this one – I used my Skew and was finally happy with the results it gave me. I started sanding with 220 grit, rather than my usual 80 grit from most projects

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 393 days ago

Nice job, Bill.

I’ve been slacking off on my turning lately. This makes me want to get back to it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 393 days ago

Nice scoop Bill. We need a new coffee scoop so I think you gave me my next project. I think Tesota is some form of the Ironwood family, but not 100% sure, would have to look it up.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 393 days ago

Nice. Cool wood.

-- 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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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 393 days ago

Very good looking scoop Bill…

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 393 days ago

Well done, never heard of the wood but love the look of it. Love Paduak one of my fav’s

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 393 days ago

Now that is a great lookin’ coffee scoop. I can just see that heaped over with coffee at ”anyone’s” home. Nice job and the woods compliment each other well.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roger

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#7 posted 393 days ago

Yes, that Maple & Paduk make a gr8 pair. Nice scoop

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 392 days ago

These look nice, Bill. They look like thay would be fun to make.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 392 days ago

Nice work. Those little scoops are really handy.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Mainiac Matt

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#10 posted 392 days ago

that’s a super duper scooper :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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SYPUCK

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#11 posted 392 days ago

Great job they look nice!

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Chad256

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#12 posted 392 days ago

Those are very nice…If you get tired of “scooping” just drill a hole and start smoking! lol Great job.

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 387 days ago

Great looking scoop! Like the design and great wood combo and the finish as well.

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