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Project by TravistheNewb posted 12-26-2020 05:46 AM 437 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decorative spoon of eastern red cedar finished with BLO. The only power tool I used was a random orbital sander. First time using a coping saw, not sure why I didn’t try it sooner. I had fun making this spoon and I was proud to gift it today.





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Rob Drown

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#1 posted 12-26-2020 08:07 AM

Really nice design. Beautiful craftsmanship. Very attractive food. How did you carve out the bowl?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#2 posted 12-26-2020 03:49 PM

Thank you! I used a spoon gouge. I don’t remember the details, just that its the one Paul sellers used in his spoon video on youtube.

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#3 posted 12-26-2020 04:24 PM

Very nice! You might want to look into Welsh Love Spoons for ideas on your next spoon.

-- Phil Allin - There are woodworkers and people who collect woodworking tools. The woodworkers have a chair to sit on that they made.

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#4 posted 12-26-2020 05:15 PM

Great spoon.
It has a very unique rustic look and the cedar has a nice tone.
Keep it up!

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#5 posted 12-26-2020 05:21 PM

Great, now you are ready to try some Maple or Hickory:)

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#6 posted 12-26-2020 05:57 PM

Nice looking spoon! :)

-- Tom

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#7 posted 12-26-2020 06:21 PM

With all my Christmas projects over, your spoon has inspired me to try it. Hope mine turns out half as good as yours. Nice workmanship.

-- It's not a mistake it's a design opportunity

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#8 posted 12-26-2020 08:40 PM

Wow, thanks everyone! I’m thrilled and humbled by your responses

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#9 posted 12-26-2020 08:51 PM

@phil32- I just googled Welsh love spoons…. Wow! Intimidating

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#10 posted 12-27-2020 01:54 AM

Nice work on the spoon!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 12-27-2020 09:20 PM

Love the shape.

Throwing this out about food safety of cedars. Some aren’t safe for cooking or eating use, most are Ok. WRC is excellent. I only used this link because it’s more complete than most.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#12 posted 12-27-2020 09:46 PM

Good point @therealSteveN this is meant to be decorative only. I definitely didn’t use a food grade finish either

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