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Triple heart love spoon with gift box.

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Project by Jimthecarver posted 01-31-2014 06:51 PM 1548 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved from Claro walnut.
The waste was turned into a gift box with wooden hinges.
Spoon is 11” and finished in poly.
Thanks for the peek.
:-) God Bless

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





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 01-31-2014 07:01 PM

the spoon is fantastic, but to have it in a custom box too? totally awesome.

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Thewoodman2000

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#2 posted 01-31-2014 07:08 PM

What a great carving! I have never seen or would have thought of adding a box to match. Great use of falloff material!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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murch

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#3 posted 01-31-2014 07:43 PM

Superb piece of work Jim. I love it.

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

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 01-31-2014 08:10 PM

Very unique! Very well done!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 01-31-2014 08:13 PM

Wow, that is beautiful, I love the spoon and the box, awesome work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#6 posted 01-31-2014 09:16 PM

Beautiful

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-01-2014 12:34 AM

A super nice spoon in a super nice spoon storage tote.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Jimthecarver

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#8 posted 02-01-2014 01:12 AM

Thank you all for your kind comments. It’s truly appreciated.

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

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Spoontaneous

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#9 posted 02-01-2014 10:12 AM

A really great presentation case for a really great spoon. I’m still scratching my head trying to figure out how you do those itty bitty scrolls so cleanly. Files??

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

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Jimthecarver

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#10 posted 02-01-2014 12:47 PM

I clamp the spoon in a vise and cut sand paper in thin strips with packing tape on the back for strength.
Its fast and easy.

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

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Spoontaneous

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#11 posted 02-01-2014 12:57 PM

Jim ~ Do you use a diamond bit to get the shape before the sanding process? I’ve actually rigged up some miniature sanding mops that work well… but getting the shape close enough to sand is where I struggle.

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

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Jimthecarver

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#12 posted 02-01-2014 01:49 PM

The shape comes from good ole fashion knife and gouge work. Then I sand starting with 220 grit and stop with 400 grit.

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

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majuvla

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#13 posted 02-02-2014 08:13 AM

Incredible spoon carving, but box is excellent too!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 02-04-2014 05:29 PM

A gorgeous spoon deserves an equally interesting box. Beautiful walnut, intricate design and awesome finish. Excellent work!

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#15 posted 08-13-2014 11:34 PM

Beautiful

-- Leonard H.

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