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This is my first attempt at carving. Done with chisels, a hook knife and spokeshaves. I tried to use a hatchet, but the spoon was too small (or was it my skills that were too small?). I found it quite a satisfying little project.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests





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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 326 days ago

Nice first effort. I’m not sure how I could make a spoon without my rotary tools. If I had to use a chisel, or any other sharp pointy thing…. I would probably end up carving my hand instead.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 325 days ago

Good first effort. I have found sloyd (I think that’s spelled right) knives to be very useful along with the hook knife.

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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