Another spoon

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Project by sgmdwk posted 01-04-2014 11:57 PM 936 views 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son cut down a sick birch tree in his yard in November. The last time we visited I sawed a section off the stump. This week, I finally split the section and carved a spoon out of one piece. I am doing my rough shaping with a draw knife, rather than a hatchet, now. It is easier on my arthritic hands. The picture of the finished spoon is taken with two other pieces of the same chunk of birch. The knife on the right is one I made from an old file last summer. It is useful in shaping the outside of the spoon. I use a Flexcut spoon knife to hollow the bowl.

-- Dave K.

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#1 posted 01-05-2014 01:59 AM

Good looking spoon. I like the lines.

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

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#2 posted 01-05-2014 11:36 AM

Great work. Lovely clean finish.

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

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