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Spoonboozer

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Michael Hannaford
Spoonboozer

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Make-it-Yourself

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Homewares

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Spoonboozer is a set of food serving utensils. The set includes a range of different utensils and each ones functions with the original attitudes and shape of the bottle it was made from (Glens Vodka, for example). The cuill

Materials & Equipment List

Each Spoonboozer consists of two parts, the bottle head and the wooden handle.Equipment list.Diamond circular saw Glass/ceramic disc sanderSandblasterLatheHand sawDrill

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

Cut the bottle using a diamond circular saw blade, cut at a diagonal angel. The thicker the bottle, the shallower the possible cut. Ensure appropriate PPE, i.e. goggles, apron etc
Mark out area to cut away using a permanent marker, cut away excess using the diamond circular cutter. Wear goggles and an apron when cutting.
If the end cut is uneven use a glass/ceramic disc sander to wear away any excess, ensure a slow yet steady amount of abrasive on the wearing stone.
Round the edges of the glass, with either a sanding pad or fine wet and dry sand paper.
Sandblast both inside and outside the cut bottle, pass over the bottle several times to allow for an even finish.
Sandblast both inside and outside the cut bottle, pass over the bottle several times to allow for an even finish.
Cut the lengths of the dowels allowing 2cm excess on each piece for any lathing errors. Cut using a hand saw or a band saw.
Lathe the dowel to the chosen design, after lathing cut away excess. The handle can be lathed at turning world Nottingham, more info at www.finedyne.co.uk
If a hole is desired in the handle firstly mark out its location, then drill a pilot hole. Then drill using the required diameter drill piece. Ensure the dowel is secured before drilling.
Sand down the handle until smooth, using progressively finer sand paper.
Apply bee
Join the handle and glass using an epoxy resin, make sure you wear gloves whilst doing so.
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