messin' around with some apple wood

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  1. forginhill

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    A fellow carver sent me some spalted apple wood. I started in on it with a knife and out popped these two spoons. Fun wood to carve and neat to look at.....

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  2. J. Pierce

    J. Pierce Perpetually Off Topic, Sorry. Supporter

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    Pretty wood, and elegant design, fine work, very fine.
     
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    Ya done a fine job on them soup lifters young fellar, Very pretty. joe
     
  4. Jim L.

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    What they said. :dblthumb:
     
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    I took a limb off a apple tree for my Mom a few weeks ago. Then the fellow across the street asked her for it, and he used it in his smoker and brought over some BBQ for her and I got some of it. I counted that fair trade.

    nice looking use of the wood on your part also.
     
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    Thanks!

    southron....that's a very fair trade....I could go for some bbq right now!
     
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    beautiful carvings as always-and that is some spectacular wood! I was just eyeing a dead section of a local apple tree. definitely need to grab it now!
     
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    Nice work, you’ve got a good looking spoon.
     
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    Awesome!! looking spoon, that is some fine work.
     
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    Beautiful!
     
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    If you tell me this was your first attempt at carving a spoon I'm really gonna be upset. Beautiful work.
    Tom
     
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    Thanks, fellow bushcrafters!

    Tom....ha, ha.....no, been doing it a few years now. Plenty of clunkers along the way though....only way to learn. :)
     
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    With a wood working shop at my disposal I couldn't take an 8 foot 4x4 and make a decent tooth pick. Your work is impressive.
    Tom
     
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    Very nice work. When I tried carving a spoon, it looked like someone dragged a 2x4 down the highway. :)
     
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    Wow, very nice.
     
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    Now that wood is gold! I just finished a spalted maple spoon. I have some spalted apple next up. But it's not nearly as colourful as that! Your lines, tapers and finish are sweet! Very nice!:35:
    Cheers Jim
     
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