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Gift from a Lumberjock #1: Apron trade for the Wampum bowl

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Blog entry by Jim Jakosh posted 06-16-2016 08:56 PM 2383 reads 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I just received my new apron at the guild picnic from LJ Rosepedal27,( Thanks Pattie ! ) This was the second half of the swap for the yarn bowl (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/242658 ) I made for her.

It is real nice and I can slip in and out of it with no ties and it hangs on my shoulder instead of around my neck.
Lots of nice pockets and I use it every day now.
Here are some shot of it:

Cheers, Jim

Thanks again , Pattie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 06-16-2016 09:16 PM

VERY VERY GOOD SUPER COOL!!

Looks like a very nice soft leather… GREAT!

I’d say she really LIKED her Yarn Bowl! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 06-16-2016 09:20 PM

Great looking apron Jim, I like that it hangs from the shoulders. Mine hangs from my neck and it can get uncomfortable if I don’t give it enough slack before tying around the waist.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 06-16-2016 09:40 PM

Great design—I really like the shoulder suspension and loads of pockets.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 06-16-2016 10:01 PM

You’re welcome! Hope you enjoy it for many years to come.!

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#5 posted 06-16-2016 10:07 PM

Very nice apron Jim, like the slip over the shoulder design, well done Pattie do you need my address in case you have a spare one. Joking.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Tooch

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#6 posted 06-16-2016 10:28 PM

Looks great Jim, can u fit the lathe tools in those pockets??

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#7 posted 06-16-2016 10:54 PM

Now I am envious mate.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 06-17-2016 12:59 AM

That is a good looking apron there Jim. Does it get very hot?

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JoeinGa

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#9 posted 06-17-2016 01:14 AM

I also wondered if it gets hot under there.

But hey, that IS a great looking apron !

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#10 posted 06-17-2016 02:09 AM

Looks good on you Jim.
Well deserved and a fair trade :-)

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 06-17-2016 09:29 AM

Wayull, in’at spayshul?

-- Mark

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Cliff

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#12 posted 06-17-2016 10:41 AM

By Gee!!!! That’s a first class apron Jim….Very practical the way it fits without tying. Plenty of pockets too.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 06-17-2016 02:30 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments. Glad you like the apron. I love it and use it every day. It is made from Spanish upholstery leather and Pattie sews a whole lot straighter than I’ll ever do…plus she researched the nice feature of the shoulder mount and added in it.

Hi Bob and Joe, So far it has does not feel hot… probably because it is not strapped tight. If it does, I can wear it hospital gown style!! LOL

Well I just noticed I did not smile in that top photo so I took another today .

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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luv2learn

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#14 posted 06-17-2016 03:16 PM

That is one nice apron Jim.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#15 posted 06-18-2016 02:43 PM

I too like the design with the straps. EZ on EZ off. Lotsa pockets etc… Nice swap

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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