Making Wooden Spoons
Making wooden spoons is post about For Fun bookmarked by jack with ID 1729319508 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 63,369 times.
Making wooden spoons is similar to making cutting boards: they both seem to be projects that every woodworker will eventually attempt.Typically, spoons are hollowed out and shaped using carving knives and chisels, but I used my power tools instead.
I also opted for non-traditional spoon shapes, making and acoustic guitar and an electric guitar.The wood is mahogany.These are not the most practical utensils but intended as decorative pieces for hanging on the wall.
I had a lot of interesting considerations when making these spoons.They have both concave and convex surfaces as well as tight curves and various thicknesses.I decided I would do most of the shaping with sanders (using every sander in my shop), cut out the shapes with my scroll saw, and carve out the bowls with a rotary tool.
TOOLS I USED:Tacklife Rotary Tool Dremel Rotary ToolCarving bitsDisc/strip SanderSpindle SanderBelt SanderDetail SanderRandom Orbit SanderTung Oil Finish I began by drawing out a couple of guitar shapes and pasting the templates to a board.
(Click here to download my cutting templates.) I cut out these two shapes using my scroll saw.Sander 1.Smoothing the outside curves with my disc sander.Sander 2.Getting into flat areas with my 1″ str*p sander.
Sander 3.Sanding inside curves with my spindle sander.Sander 4.Using...