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    Kolrosed eating spoon made from Cherry

    I haven't posted on here for too long but I thought I would post some pics of a recent spoon that I have made. Its made from Cherry and its the last in a batch from the same wood. The decoration on the handle is a design that I have been working on and its chip carved and kolrosed with coffee...
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    Birch serving spoon

    Some pics of a Birch serving spoon I finished yesterday. Its tool finished and is 250mm long. Thanks for looking.
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    Monthly Build Along No. 3 Spoon Carving

    3 recent spoons, bottom two are Hazel and the top one is Sycamore. chip carved and painted with oil paint.
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    A day of spoon carving

    I ran a spoon carving course yesterday and I thought that I would share with you a few pics from the day. It was a great day and I was impressed with the level of skill that was achieved by someone with no carving experience. I love teaching and seeing students get better and seeing good axe...
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    Fan Birds

    Great Fan birds Mark very nice indeed!
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    Some recent spoons

    Nice spoons Hugo.
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    I am shocked and stunned by Drew's passing! my heart felt condolences go out to his family. Drew was a great guy and like everyone who knew him has already said he was full of enthusiasm didn't have a bad bone in his body. I don't remember what year this was but it was at Middlewood and was...
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    Lilac serving spoon

    I finished this Lilac serving spoon the other week thought I would get a picture up here. I love Lilac it finishes very nice.
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    Todays spoon carving course.

    I'm glad you enjoyed the course and you found it useful Keith, I really enjoyed teaching you and I'm sure I'll see you at Spoonfest or at the Elvaston show.
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    Can someone id this wood?

    Its Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera pretty sure of it, its nice wood, only small ornamental trees really.
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    It's finished...

    Thats a great looking knife well done, very well made!
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    Todays spoon carving course.

    Thanks dancan i'm glad you enjoy my blog :)
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    What axe for carving?

    I use a few different axes from Svante Djarv to GB axes, I think its just personal prefference thing, I like different axes for different tasks (carving wise) The Gb swedish carving axe is a very good axe and one I use alot, Svante Djarv's axes are made from very good steel and hold an excellent...
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    Todays spoon carving course.

    Just a few pictures from todays course. It was a great days carving . I have put more on my blog here
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    Recent spoon and Kuksa

    Thanks again everyone for the comments. bear2012 there are a few threads on here about good carving woods but Lime Poplar and Alder are good ones to start with.
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    Painted Spoon

    Nice spoon dancan.
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    Recent spoon and Kuksa

    Thank you everyone for the very kind comments :) Milius2 The knife is one of my carvers its a Mora 106, I added the chip carving and made the sheath for it.
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    Recent spoon and Kuksa

    A couple of photos of some recent work I have made. Spoon made from Cherry, oiled with flax seed oil and chip carved detail. And a Kuksa that I have just finished, made from Alder oiled with flax seed oil and chip carved details Just getting ready for the spoon carving course at the...
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    Bit of recent spoonage

    Nice spoons there Mark, great stuff!
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    2 Knotwork belts and a wallet

    Great work !! love the belts!!