Celtic kitchen spoon for Christmas

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Project by Splitblade posted 01-02-2016 06:06 AM 1197 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife has been asking for some more wooden spoon, simple enough to make some simple wooden spoons but for Christmas I think it had to be alittle special. Took two days to carve this spoon out on a peice of cherry, first time trying bees wax mineral oil finish, well see how it holds up.

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#1 posted 01-02-2016 04:02 PM

Looks very good. Should make your wife happy. Is the wax and oil a single mixture, or applied individually?

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#2 posted 01-02-2016 05:13 PM

Very nice work. I want to have a go at a Celtic knot design this year some time.

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 01-02-2016 10:26 PM

The bee’s wax and mineral oil finish is a mix I made by heating up the wax and mixing in a generous amount of mineral oil until it turned into a paste once cooled, then rub it into the wood a few times.
And Brit I would recommend trying a Celtic knot especially if you have a scroll saw, its probably the easiest thing to carve with the most rewarding look once your done, and they are alot of fun and a great skill builder.

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