The first thing to come out of the new workshop was this giant wooden spoon . Me mate Babs and her mum Dana decided to turn their narrow boat , Zulu Warrior , into a floating Slovakian takeaway cafe . Its called Vareska , which translates into the Wooden Spoon .
I started off gluing together lots of bits of wood I had laying around to make a big block with a long stick coming out of it . Then I set about it with some power tools to carve out a spoon shape .
I used a chainsaw , electric planner , reciprocating saw and thanks to John and Gay , the newly discovered angle grinder carving disk . Grrrrrrrrr. Pretty happy with the results since it was my first go at carving .
Weighs a ton and might just sink her boat one day . Its about 15 foot long and looks wicked on top of their boat.
More pics of the finished boat on a different blog . Shes a real beauty .