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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 06-04-2015 01:28 AM 1235 views 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These 2 tea light bowls were made from the same log of black ash. One was turned with the bark out and the other with the bark in. The one with the walnut inserts had the natural edge in that area and it broke off when the bowl dried so I glued in walnut and put an insert of walnut in the center. The other one turned with the bark in has more of the brown heart wood showing. I ran out of glass Inserts so I put the walnut piece in for added contrast on that piece.

They are 6 1/4” diameter and 2 1/2” high and finished with EEE and Shellawax.

Cheers, Jim

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





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 06-04-2015 01:52 AM

Great looking—very nicely done!

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

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 06-04-2015 01:53 AM

Very unique design Jim. I like them.

-- 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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peteg

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#3 posted 06-04-2015 02:30 AM

I agree with Lee here Jim, these are a great design, I can see these selling real well at a craft fair or similar, got a sort of built in “anti tip over” & a drip tray
well done Bud
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 06-04-2015 03:14 AM

Nice work Jim. Good idea with the walnut insert.

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

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CFrye

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#5 posted 06-04-2015 04:01 AM

Nice, Jim! The same but different, I like ‘em! Does anything that ‘breaks’ in your shop ever really get tossed? Permanently? Heeheehee Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 06-04-2015 05:12 AM

Very COOL candle saucers… Really like the design…

Great job!

Those black rings set it off a little too… Very nice!

Thank you.

-- 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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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 06-04-2015 06:53 AM

Real nice Jim, same but different, like the design. You and the elves didn’t take much of a break from the shop.

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

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BusterB

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#8 posted 06-04-2015 07:02 AM

Nice job Jim…. Think the contrast is neat!!! Well done sir!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 06-04-2015 11:34 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. The open grain and the rough end grain take a lot of sanding. They were almost both scrapped a few days ago but somehow I stuck with them.
Cheers, Jim

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

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#10 posted 06-04-2015 05:37 PM

Really nice Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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branch

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#11 posted 06-04-2015 07:17 PM

very nice tee lights jim i like them
might try to make some if you dont mind

branch

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 06-04-2015 08:27 PM

Thanks Mike and Branch.

Hi Branch, you can copy anything I make.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#13 posted 06-04-2015 08:30 PM

Wonderful.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#14 posted 06-04-2015 10:56 PM

Very nice.

-- "The Cedar King"

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 06-05-2015 12:51 AM

Thanks, Wayne and Todd!!
Cheers, Jim

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

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