Another Lettered Lovespoon

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Project by CarvinTom posted 11-24-2013 07:01 PM 1257 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was approached a couple of weeks ago to do another love spoon.

I am used to people just letting me do my thing and this spoon was no exception. The customer gave me the couple’s initials but made no other demands on the design. I’ve done a couple of “C and G” spoons before but this is the first for a couple where the Lady’s initial is a “C”.

My rules:

1) Lady’s initial on top, Gentleman’s on the bottom.

2) the Initials are always linked together somehow.

I tried to pin down a “due” date but was told that the couple married late in life and celebrate their “anniversary” every month. That’s kind of a nice thought, don’t you think?

Check out my blog for more details.

Keep makin’ Chips!

-- Carvin' Tom, Pittsburgh, PA, No, I'm *not* retired. I am a "recycled teenager!"

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#1 posted 11-24-2013 07:26 PM

Nice job. I’ve done my share of spoons and know how muck work goes into these.

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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#2 posted 11-24-2013 09:31 PM

Great job, have more patience than I do for this type of work

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 11-24-2013 10:20 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!


-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 11-24-2013 11:42 PM

I have done dozens of lovespoons in the past 10 years (+/-). Check them out at I also have a slew of patterns in the Picasa photo gallery.

-- Carvin' Tom, Pittsburgh, PA, No, I'm *not* retired. I am a "recycled teenager!"

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#5 posted 11-25-2013 02:53 AM

Beautiful work and nice story about the couple.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#6 posted 11-25-2013 09:30 AM

Very nice spoon.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#7 posted 11-25-2013 08:47 PM

That’s a very nice spoon! Nice piece crafted by your outstanding wood carving skills

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#8 posted 11-27-2013 05:57 PM

Lovely spoon! Sweet and thoughtful design, fitting for a special event. Great carving!

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#9 posted 03-27-2017 03:32 PM

This is a beautiful spoon and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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