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Project by Jimthecarver posted 211 days ago 812 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 211 days ago

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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Thewoodman2000

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#2 posted 211 days ago

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...... saw dust) - James

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murch

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#3 posted 211 days ago

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 211 days ago

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 211 days ago

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Rustic

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#6 posted 211 days ago

Beautiful

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 211 days ago

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jimthecarver

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#8 posted 210 days ago

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 210 days ago

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 210 days ago

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 210 days ago

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 210 days ago

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 209 days ago

Incredible spoon carving, but box is excellent too!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 207 days ago

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

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Leonard5

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#15 posted 17 days ago

Beautiful

-- Leonard H.

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