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    Fraxinus replied to the thread Spoon..
    No-one gets it perfect first time around, if we all did no-one would bother keeping at it and producing some works of art. Next one will...
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    Fraxinus reacted to Robson Valley's post in the thread Spoon. with Like Like.
    For a lack of the appropriate carving tools, you have made splendid progress. The weak point is the web where the bowl joins the handle...
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    Fraxinus replied to the thread Knives sharpening DMT diamonds.
    They will dull eventually but if you look after them DMT diamond stones will last an awful long time. I was advised by them when I...
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    Fraxinus replied to the thread When to stain /oil carving.
    If the wood for the spoon was green (wet) when carved leave it in some wood shavings for a few days to dry slowly. I would then oil it...
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    I am all for re-using stuff or re-purposing but don't like buying kit to do the job that can be done easily. the Hamster has a video of...
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    You can get stainless steel ring nuts, we used them on boats occasionally just add one to the bolt fixing you have.