Yet another Coffee Scoop

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Project by cajunpen posted 03-16-2013 06:50 PM 1433 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m still trying to perfect the Coffee Scoop. This one is Tiger Maple and Padauk. The scoop is 1 1/2” wide and 2 1/2” deep, a rather large coffee scoop. Finish is Mylands friction polish (3 coats). One problem I noted was that the Padauk tends to bleed onto the Maple when you sand and apply the finish. This one still isn’t perfect, but I feel like I’m getting a better hang of using the lathe tools – and that is what these coffee scoops are all about, practice :-)

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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Donna Menke

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#1 posted 03-16-2013 07:42 PM

The laminations really add a lot to the appeal of the spoon. Good design of woods.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#2 posted 03-16-2013 08:22 PM

Very nice, Bill. I think your lathe skills are coming along quite well.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 03-16-2013 10:56 PM

That is very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 03-17-2013 12:46 AM

Thanks Donna, Charlie and Roger. I’m hoping to keep turning until I get as good as Captain Eddie

Eddie is an incredibly talented turner, teacher and he happens to be a neighbor.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 04-12-2013 11:41 AM

Wow, that is a very nice scoop! I have been thinking about one, too. Much better than plastic and looks great in the kitchen. You did a beautiful job centering the laminations and aligning with the handle. Nice going, Bill !!!!!!!!!!!!.................................Jim

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

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