Post a photo of you spoons or Kuksas you have made

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  1. Howling Dingo

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    I thought this would be a fun littel thread too do.So just post a photo of your little wood whittling projects,spoons,cups,spatulas.You know the sort of thing I mean:D

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    You asked for it

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    Thats the first time I've seen them all together Kepis, WOW!

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    Oh geez, now I feel like a dunce;) :D

    Here we go:
    Wooden spoon and oat scoop for my Mom for Mother's day:)
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    Nice work guys I been thinking of making one of those porridge spoons.I suppose I should post some of my littel whittling:rolleyes:


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    Spoon I made from ash and tools I used,what to have a go at making my own spoon knife some time.

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    The small kukrsa is made out of olive and stained with coffee
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    Get most of my green wood from this ash tree in my backyard.I got a few new projects nearly finished hope I will get a chance to take so photos in the next few days
     
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    Wow!
    Oz that's one big ash tree;)
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    Spoon I did for the May Spooncarving Competition...
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    I kinda mucked it up and had to fix it with superglue (was at college w/out most of my woodworking supplies), hence the ugly fugly lighter-colored patches...
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    It sure is,it's like a old friend
     
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    spoons

    Kepis

    How do you attach the wooden spoons to the antler?
     
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    Trade secret;), all i do is drill a socket into the end of the antler then carve a corresponding peg on the end of the spoon to suit the socket, by carving the peg you retain the strength of the wood, to join, fill the antler socket with glue, be it alraldite or a more shrafty pitch glue and bond the two pieces together
     
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    Here was my very first feeble attempt in making a spoon. I made this one at the Bushcrafters Ball

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    SGT Mac, that's a really neat piece of wood.
    What was it made from?
    PMZ
     
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    Buroak gave me two pieces of honeysuckle bush at the Ball. It has a wild looking grain doesen't? His entry for the spoon competition was made from the same type. I didn't submit mine for an entry because it wasn't good enough but I had a great time making it. Gaga diserves any and all credit for helping me. I made this spoon there and still have another for future work. I was thinking of tryting to make a matching trencher or fork with it

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    Here's some of mine. I just threw the pestle and spatula in since I made them, too.
     
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    Very nice work Ron
     
  16. Trekon86

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    A+ Ron those are great!
    PMZ
     
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    I second the motion. Very nice, Ron!
     
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    Here's a couple I've done recently:
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    I just did this baby spoon for my little girl cousin tonight:
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    LOL sorry Bindle but I had to steal your idea and show off my compass and slugs haha!

    (I claim originality on the field coat:D)
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    Nice work I also like the crook knifes did you make the blades youself?????
     
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    This was my first and so far only attempt at spoon making.

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    I can't remember what type of wood it was carved out of.

    I do plan on trying again, I just need to sharpen my axe first.
     
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    Thanks!
    Nope, they're made by our very own Gaga!
    He does excellent work:)
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    Did you do a trade or buy them Trekon??
     
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    I traded for em:)
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    First 2 spoons. The one on top (the larger one) was the first, the smaller one is the second. Made from sweet gum - huge branch fell the other day, I've been cutting off blanks as I get time. Living in a small apartment in a city means having to scrounge fallen limbs!

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    this a spoon i made from mimosa wood with my first self made crook knife
     
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    kuska

    It's siberian/chinese elm. Got it all done and poured a celebratory double shot of Absolut in it and that is when I discovered that the elm has a very strong unpleasant flavor. Now it decorates my shelf. Want to do another soon 'cause it was a lotta fun doin'.
     
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    in the works...

    first i apologize for the blurry pics i will change then soon... after i finish sanding the spoon... duck head in flight handle spoon , red cedar, from Buroak, carved with my crook k.:D
     
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    Nice looking spoonage Gab.
     
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    whenever you are free and you feel like it... we can do one , and i'l give you a set of spoon knifes...from the new generation:)
     
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    I will call this my stink-adder spoon, named after the snakes from the Aiel Waste in the WOT series.
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    Named because of the triangular, "head" shaped bowl and the sinuous handle.
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    Nice spoon there.. You guys got some serious talent here... I'm embarrassed o put mine up..I might have to carve a newone this week just so I have one to post... as mine are strictly oblects of utility.. Not wrols of true Bush artistry as you guys have presented here.
     
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    Thanks BB but we don't care, we want to see yours too!
    Who cares whether it's a "work of art" or a purely utilitarian tool?
    After all, beauty can be found in objects *because* of their utilitarian nature.
    Anything that aids one in one's daily wanderings can be considered beautiful IMHO...
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    Sorry,
    Here's a Blurry Picture... of some wors in progress that got given away upon completion
    ...Perhaps a new better one will surface over the next few days...
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    Looking forward to seeing your next ones!
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    Elk antler and sweet birch.
     
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    Very nice!!! Good to see a fellow KF member here.
     
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    Just made this thing today of a birch limb (seasoned and rather wormeaten):
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    And this is the "spoontula" that I made the other day:
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    :)
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    TREK,
    Im guessing we will be seeing Rachel ray come out with a spoontula soon!

    PWORK,

    That bone spoon is cool!
     
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    Guys....how about makeing this thread a sticky???Just puting it out there..;)
     
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    This is a ladle/stirring/dipping spoon I carved for my Mom:
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    I gave it a polyurethane stain/varnish coating or two.
    Might give it another.
    :)
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    tester spoon in Rowan
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    made with my prototype knife set
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    Got to Drink port out of something and crystal isnt Bushy :D
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    this was to be the stilton scoop but had to much fungal infection for my liking so never finished
    and as the shot glass above was carved entirely with the shallow curved knife

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    awesome work everyone, I don't have a creative bone in my body
     
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    I have a question. Why do you talented folks like to carve spoons and Kuksa's and other utensils? I like to carve for two main reasons, It improves my knife using skills and its fun.
    Ryan.......
     
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    That and it's a good way to spend a free afternoon, it's very meditative and calming...something I can always use nowadays:)
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    I carved out another one last night. This one has a pretty big crack towards the front of the bowl.
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    i like this spoon Alot .but i like that stump the most
     
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    Still have some sanding and finishing to do on the interior, but here's a few pics of my very first kuksa. I'm calling it a tea-kuksa because it's a little smaller than I'd originally planned, about the size of a teacup.

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    I hollowed it out with a cheap hoof knife from Tractor Supply that I've sharpened.
     
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    That's brilliant WS
     
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    Brilliant work every one.
    Uncle Willie, is that natural colour of the wood?
     
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