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This is my first attempt at making a spoon. It is made of Alder, and finished with food-safe oil. Not much to it, took like 1 hour to make .
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#1 posted 08-15-2013 03:40 PM
Does not look like a first attempt. And embarrassingly so, it takes me longer than that. Good work!
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
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#2 posted 08-15-2013 05:27 PM
It’s very nice! It looks very comfortable to hold too. Would you mind divulging your secrets? I’m very impressed that it took an hour to make… dumbfounded even!
-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?
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#3 posted 08-16-2013 12:16 AM
Pretty good effort in an hour, I’d say.
-- Dave K.
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#4 posted 08-16-2013 03:41 AM
Great looking. Power carved?
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
#5 posted 08-16-2013 10:53 PM
WayneC: no I didn’t power carve. Just used a bow saw, chisel, gouge, rasp, and some sand paper.
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#6 posted 08-20-2013 01:48 PM
Wow! Can’t believe it’s your 1st attempt. That spoon looks perfect, great shape and very pretty grains. Impressive carving!
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#7 posted 08-20-2013 01:52 PM
This is a very nice spoon. You’ve done a fine job on it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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