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    Using a Wooden Spoon.

    Danish Oil is choc full of nasty chemicals and usually rates as Very High on the VOC pollutant content. Robin's link, as ever, has fantastic, tried and tested information. I use good quality Tung Oil because I find it is tougher and dries a bit quicker but is still totally food-safe as long as...
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    Stolen woodland

    For oak's sake, elm glade this knot-sense has stopped. Some bast was boughnt to be a thorn in the side.
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    what's your prefered pocket knife? + pics!

    Polishing the bevels while you read this! The craft and skill that went into this is quite marvelous.
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    Stropping supplies?

    I recently got the leather and finer of the two compounds from Nic Westermann. Fella makes damn fine tools and the stropping gear works very well indeed. EDIT: just to say that the white compound I got from Nic is really, really fine and I've been using it after the Starkie blue to achieve an...
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    what's your prefered pocket knife? + pics!

    Mine, pictured below, is a friction folder made by Joel Delorme (Jojo). These pictures are from his site so I hope he doesn't mind me showing them. My wife kindly bought it for my 37th birthday last year. The English Walnut scales have darkened somewhat and I've given it a few taps on the pivot...
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    Moras

    A good robust Mora is the #2 with original red painted, wooden handle. Carbon steel, 2.5mm thick across the spine as opposed to the 2mm of the Clipper and although not a full tang, 'tis fairly long. My favourite of the Moras and I've used mine fairly hard. Hope it helps.
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    a little something special for me dog

    Excellent! Must make something for my Toby dog (1/2 rottie 1/2 border collie) but won't be quite as grand as that.
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    a little something special for me dog

    Aye, your cracking inspiration on the leatherwork front Lee. look forward to seeing the Pooch model photos.
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    spoons / need some advice.

    Looking good, sir!
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    recent sheath for one bb wonderfull members

    Aye, it's always nice to see your stuff Lee. I love the stitching on that especially the curved section round the weep hole. How do you get it to match up front and back? Graeme :D
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    A nice piece of ash 2

    Seriously talented work there!
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    A walnut spoon

    Aye, very lovely is that.
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    leather belt

    Marvellous work. Lee. Been making a good few leather belts myself of late and can see the high quality of workmanship that you've put into that. Just like all your leather work really.
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    Back making again after a year out.

    A thing of true beauty. Hope your enjoying making again. Graeme
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    carving a scandinavian woodspirit ?

    Amazing work, just amazing!