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Project by Rustic posted 215 days ago 478 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 214 days ago

Very functional and beautiful spoons.
Fine job!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#2 posted 214 days ago

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

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 214 days ago

Nice ones, Rick!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 214 days ago

Very nicely done, Rick.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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David Milton

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#5 posted 214 days ago

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?

-- David Milton colville washington

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#6 posted 214 days ago

We are not planning on using the cedar spoon. I was actually just practicing.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#7 posted 185 days ago

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.

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#8 posted 184 days ago

I’ve got some apple wood. But if ya wanna send some my way I never turn down wood. lol

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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