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Project by TJ65 posted 05-08-2022 03:01 AM 466 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a broken Acacia board that had been floating around in the workshop.
So I thought I would try and carve a spoon. Well…. one spoon grew into four and still carving them.
I started with the gumnuts and Eucalyptus leaves.
Then the NSW emblem of the Waratah Then i thought I would try for all the floral emblems of each Australian state.
The Cooktown orchid for Queensland
I had one order for the city of Brisbane which happens to be a red poinsettia even though iys a native to Mexico.
I am really enjoying these as they are relatively stress free and easy to do once cut. And they turn out well.
Once the carving is finished I coat with food grade oil or wax. I realised that oil is easier because of the carved detail.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/





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pottz

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#1 posted 05-08-2022 03:04 AM

wow your so talented,i wish i could do that.beautiful work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 05-08-2022 03:04 AM

Beautiful work!
Love the designs and your craftsmanship.
Keep it up!

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NormG

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#3 posted 05-08-2022 03:06 AM

Wow, they are all very nice. I guess spoons are as addictive and pens. Thank you for sharing your awesome project with us today from Henrico County Virginia

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Eric

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#4 posted 05-08-2022 03:40 AM

Very nicely done, thay look amazing.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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#5 posted 05-08-2022 03:48 AM

Wow, that’s amazing!

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#6 posted 05-08-2022 04:11 AM

Theresa, You quite the accomplished carver, beautiful! craftsmanship!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 05-08-2022 05:25 AM

Looking good Theresa

-- Dan Wiggins

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#8 posted 05-08-2022 07:04 AM

Magnificant details!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 05-08-2022 10:35 AM

Wow !!! talent and imagination, you are doing wonderful pieces of art, bravo.

-- andrek

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#10 posted 05-08-2022 11:43 AM

Very nice detailed work on that flower spoon. You are a very talented carver, Teresa. Nice to see your work!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#11 posted 05-08-2022 11:55 AM

Looks Great, Super job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#12 posted 05-08-2022 04:26 PM

For your first carving it looks super.

What tools did you use to carve it?

-- James E McIntyre

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#13 posted 05-08-2022 04:43 PM

Beautifully done.

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#14 posted 05-08-2022 05:30 PM

agree with all the above, very well done, attractive.

-- Ron

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#15 posted 05-08-2022 09:44 PM


What tools did you use to carve it?

- James E McIntyre

Thanks guys, for all the positive comments

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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