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Lovespoon Carving

Here is a picture of the Lovespoon Carving after all the needle file and sanding has been done. As I was filing I was thinking that for some of the work one could use a dremel rotary tool to speed … Continue reading

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Lovespoon Carving

Once you have the spoon roughed out the next step is to start cleaning up the inside cut areas. What seems to work best for me is a set of needle files. I also started to carve out the lines … Continue reading

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Lovespoon Carving

Now that we have the pattern transferred to our piece of wood it is time to make entry holes for our scroll saw and coping saw. Above you can see that I have drilled tiny holes at the corners of … Continue reading

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Lovespoon Carving

The lovespoon is a traditional Welsh custom dating back to the 17th century, where men would gather their creative talents and carve a decorative wooden spoon for a chosen lady as a symbol of their love and affection. The custom … Continue reading

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