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Posted Wed May 30, 2012, 6:09am
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Here's a photo of the wooden spoons I was talking about earlier (the ones made in Venezuela). I included the pf handle (custom from Dave Stephens) and the demitasse cup for size reference.

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Posted Wed May 30, 2012, 8:49am
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Coming in late here but Desert Ironwood would look nice on the Oscaar Pf handle.

Wooden spoons, well they would be fine if you didn't get any flavor FROM the wood, I wouldn't be too worried about the coffee oils on the wood though.

 
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Posted Wed May 30, 2012, 10:04am
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I can't figure out how to remove the handle, it doesn't seem to want to come off.  Anyway, that is a project for a day when I am flush again.  Right now I am just working on a tamp stand.  I need to trim my apple trees, I wonder if apple wood spoons would be cool....

 
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Posted Wed May 30, 2012, 1:47pm
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calblacksmith Said:

Wooden spoons, well they would be fine if you didn't get any flavor FROM the wood, I wouldn't be too worried about the coffee oils on the wood though.

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yeah, agreed.  I really don't detect any additional flavors from the wood, but certainly the potential is there if one were to leave them soaking in the drink.  In my house, the spoons basically get used to stir sweetener and to scrape the residual foam off the inside of the cup (to get every last drop).

 
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