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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 11-30-2015 11:12 PM 1549 views 3 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These 6 trivets are Christmas gifts that I can cross off my list. They are made from a sandwich of walnut outers and maple core and grooved from both sides. They are 6”diameter and about .400” thick.

I finished them with Danish oil and 3 stage buff and wax.

I added 4 process shots I took when I had my camera with me. This is what I made that thin piece planer sled for.

Cheers, Jim

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





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BusterB

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#1 posted 11-30-2015 11:22 PM

Those never fail to amaze….would have been an even bigger hit in the psychedelic 60’s….lol
Awesome job Jim…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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#2 posted 11-30-2015 11:25 PM

Those are sweet. The problem is they are too nice to set a hot pan on.

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#3 posted 11-30-2015 11:28 PM

WOW…

-- 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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#4 posted 12-01-2015 12:26 AM

Jim do you ever take a day off? Nice trivets.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#5 posted 12-01-2015 12:38 AM

Really nice Jim

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#6 posted 12-01-2015 01:22 AM

Thanks you all for the nice comments!

Hi Derek. I don’t want them to be too nice to use. I just love making different adaptations of these things. We use one all the time and they stay nice so far with a hot pan on them.

Hi John, no, I never take a day off from working or designing..unless my wife get me away from the house!! The elves are hard at it!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 12-01-2015 01:23 AM

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#8 posted 12-01-2015 02:00 AM

Jim
Like the look and the sandwich part and they sort of remind me of OREO’s with a swirl I would call them the OREO Christmas coasters .

Klaus

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

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#9 posted 12-01-2015 02:14 AM

Very nice Jim, will make great presents. You beat me to it with the elves, I bet you work their a…s off before Christmas is over. Cheers.

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

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#10 posted 12-01-2015 02:22 AM

Thanks Don, Klaus and Bob.
Okay Klaus…..........They are Oreo trivets!!!!!!!!!!!!!

G’day, Bob. My wife went to Az a month ahead of me so I can live in the shop now!! Those elves are running ragged!
I have some designs to figure out and then the wood cutting starts again. I had to finish a welding project first so I could clear away all the steel etc.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#11 posted 12-01-2015 04:06 AM

Jim, Lovely Trivets. The design is quite hypnotizing, Its hard to stop looking at them….I must have a look on the net at how to make Trivets. They are a fascinating project. Great Work.

Those Elves are sure busy. I think you will have to sit down with the Elves and have a cold Beer after all your work. VICTORIA BITTER (VB) Would be a good choice. Although it would be getting cold in Michigan now so maybe Arizona might be warmer to enjoy a cold beer…....Safe Trip!!!!
Kind regards,

Cliff.

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

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#12 posted 12-01-2015 04:29 AM

Very nice Jim. I only have one question, what RPM for the offset turning? TIA.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#13 posted 12-01-2015 04:34 AM

Those trivets are getting better and better Jim. They keep reminding me of an electric stove grill, only cleaner.

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

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#14 posted 12-01-2015 05:05 AM

I really like those, great work.

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#15 posted 12-01-2015 07:13 AM

Those trivets are super Jim. Going to get a better lathe someday and try them. Another classic project !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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