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My Welsh Spoon Brit-Style #1: Sanding

05-06-2017 02:25 PM by TracyT | 17 comments »

As a very, very new carver, I looked for a project idea to hone my skills. I fell in love with the beautiful Welsh Spoon that the Brit did, and thought I’d try it based on the great tutorial that he posted. This is my modest thank you to all of you that take the time to share your knowledge. This is made from a piece of cottonwood bark that I found on a beach here in British Columbia. Cottonwood bark has gorgeous burls in the grain but it can be problematic if you discover a soft patch or cracks. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the project so far and have left my two greatest frustrations to the end.1) Getting my ball in cage to be a ball instead of an egg, and 2) Sanding...

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