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Made the cedar spoon today, started the other two. I have been wanting to get back into carving so here we go. The other two are spalted maple
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#1 posted 12-30-2013 10:25 AM
Very functional and beautiful spoons. Fine job!
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#2 posted 12-30-2013 12:17 PM
Nice work and each and every spoon is, in and of itself, a treasure for whoever owns it. That spalted maple is sometimes TOUGH to work with and get it to do what you want it to! It has a mind of its own. LOL
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#3 posted 12-30-2013 03:38 PM
Nice ones, Rick!!
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#4 posted 12-30-2013 03:40 PM
Very nicely done, Rick.
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#5 posted 12-31-2013 02:55 AM
i’ve heard that cedar is not the best for spoons and food safe wood. super high tanin count. am i wrong? or is there something you use to seal it in?
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#6 posted 12-31-2013 04:33 AM
We are not planning on using the cedar spoon. I was actually just practicing.
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#7 posted 01-29-2014 05:18 AM
Looks like you could use some of the apple wood they burn here, just a little west of you every year. I made a few spoons and spurtles with some and they turned out nice.
#8 posted 01-29-2014 01:13 PM
I’ve got some apple wood. But if ya wanna send some my way I never turn down wood. lol
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