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Sycamore Bowl #88

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-01-2014 02:50 AM 1434 views 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for LJ Doug Scott for all the sycamore wood and other wood he has given me for years. He will probably use it for pop corn so I finished with salad bowl finish on the inside and clear lacquer on the outside.
Both were buffed to the final finish.
It is 9” dia. and 4” high.

Enjoy, Doug…..................Cheers, Jim

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 10-01-2014 03:19 AM

that is a really beautiful bowl, its not a elaborate but its kinda like a woodworkers bowl…man i could eat some oatmeal out of that one…with a few raisins of coarse…perfect….now…if you just dont have room for it to just sit around and collect dust….lol…really nice jim

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 10-01-2014 03:50 AM

Good work Jim. I see some nice color in the sycamore. Nice touch with the soft curve top.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 10-01-2014 03:58 AM

Great Bowl Jim, love that gentle curve.
I reckon the popcorn will taste real good.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 10-01-2014 04:51 AM

Looks just PERFECT for Pop Corn!!

Very nice bowl…

COOL gift…

It will be a Hit with him, I’m sure…

-- 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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#5 posted 10-01-2014 10:39 AM

Nice gift and and ‘thanks’ gesture

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Scott

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#6 posted 10-01-2014 11:35 AM

Beautiful Jim!!!

-- Lazy River Studio - Wooden Signs & Rustic Furniture by Scott - www.lazyriverstudio.com

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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 10-01-2014 11:40 AM

Great looking bowl Jim Nice

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 10-01-2014 12:50 PM

Beautiful bowl, as always with your turnings!

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

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Bob Collins

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#9 posted 10-01-2014 01:00 PM

Nice bowl Jim, will hold a lot of popcorn. Will be an excellent present.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 10-01-2014 01:06 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments. Doug has seen this bowl in the rough state when it cam out of the chip barrel. It was not dried long enough , though because it did warp a bit between cutting and sanding but the pop corn won’t know it!! with a recessed center bottom, a bowl can be mounted with a flat nylon cap on the live center and the bottom be cut true very carefully

Cheers, Jim

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

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stefang

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#11 posted 10-01-2014 03:35 PM

Real nice Jim. It has an upside down bell shape which looks great.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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luv2learn

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#12 posted 10-01-2014 03:52 PM

What a great gift, nicely done 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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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 10-01-2014 05:38 PM

Thanks Mike and Lee!!
Hi Mike, I never thought of that. Put a handle on top and dinger in it and it would ring!!!!

Jim

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

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kiefer

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#14 posted 10-01-2014 05:38 PM

That is a wonderful bowl and a great thankyou gift Jim.
It’s always a good feeling when you get a chance to return a favor to a friend.

Klaus

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

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CFrye

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#15 posted 10-01-2014 05:52 PM

Jim, I can smell the popcorn! Beautiful bowl and thoughtful gift. How is the sycamore to turn? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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