|Project by sgmdwk||posted 02-06-2014 09:09 PM||822 views||5 times favorited||11 comments|
I have been carving spoons from some chunks of birch I got from my son. In the past I roughed out the profile with a draw knife – creating a great pile of shavings and one spoon. With the 14” band saw I recently purchased, I was able to rough out my first spoon shape with pleasing curves. The waste piece from the top looked too large to waste, so I carved a second, slightly flatter spoon from it. Finally, the waste piece from under the first handle’s curve provided the basis for a small spoon. Anyway, I like this trio of spoons, and appreciate getting more from the wood at hand.
-- Dave K.