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Jo Auld
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The Ladle that was a spoon
At the very beginning of this new adventure I mentioned how I sourced a branch of wild cherry that my neighbor has lopped off and left on the side of the pavement. It was mostly straight but had a fork in it towards the top end.   I thought the Y sides woul...

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First Bowl
So - my third spoon is referred to as the Soup Spoon and you need a bowl to hold the liquid so you can use the spoon. When I was at John Boddy Timber looking for wood to carve spoons and other "easier" items I saw these pre cut rounds ( for turning bowls on...

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Kuksa
So for my next item I decided to try and do a Kuksa - Scandinavian wooden drinking cup.  I sourced a block of Lime wood from a local wood merchant, they have loads of pre cut rounds (for turning a bowl) in a huge range of woods.  I had heard Lime was easy t...

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Beginnings Part II
Continued..  The Soup Spoon. Using the thicker half of the first log I split -Alder - I roughed the piece by taking out the pith - the pith dries at a different rate to the rest of the wood and this puts tension into the length of the wood.  This in turn ca...

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