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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-21-2016 06:03 PM 1053 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This brass hook is mounted on another piece of scrap pistachio wood . I could not throw this one away so I used if for another hook mount. I have the screws hidden on it by useing a keyhole slot in the top back and the lower screw is behind the fish. All the worm holes were left as is…the worms have signed it too!!

It is 3/4” x 5” x 6 1/2” and finished with clear satin spray.

Cheers, Jim

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





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majuvla

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#1 posted 04-21-2016 06:07 PM

Nice hook. Those worm holes give it a little more charm so let them be.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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tyvekboy

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#2 posted 04-21-2016 06:11 PM

Very cool Jim. Where did you get the hook from?

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 04-21-2016 06:14 PM

Another Fine catch!

Perfect wood for it too… awesome!
... it just FITS!

Great job! as usual…

Very COOL!

-- 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 04-21-2016 06:25 PM

Nice job Jim. I love it when wood has wormholes. Alot of the times i fill larger bug/worm holes with clear epoxy and it seems to magnify it and you can see right in it and still have a flat surface if that is what is desired.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 04-21-2016 09:56 PM

Thanks for the nice comments.

Hi Alex, I got the hooks from my friend ( LJ slplinterbubba).

Hi Andy. i like to leave the worm’s signature on the wood too!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Cliff

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#6 posted 04-21-2016 10:30 PM

Good one Jim, Lots of character in wood…....Pistachio Scraps far too good to chuck out and I also like the worm holes.
Good project….keep them coming.

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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#7 posted 04-21-2016 11:55 PM

I really like that.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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#8 posted 04-22-2016 12:18 AM

Nice use of some scrap wood Jim, worm holes are cool.

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

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#9 posted 04-22-2016 12:39 AM

Love it.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#10 posted 04-22-2016 01:22 AM

Nice!!!! Well done Jim

-- 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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doubleDD

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#11 posted 04-22-2016 01:51 AM

Cool Jim. The way you mounted it looks like the ripples on the water after the bass jumped. Impressive. The pistachio was not meant for the scrap pile. I think I’ll go have some pistachio’s right now.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 04-22-2016 02:20 AM

Thanks Cliff, Todd, Bob,Na Fianna, Buster and Dave.

Hi Dave, after I looked at the first photo today, I thought the same thing but I did not plan it like that!. I planned it to cover a big crack! Also, I wanted to have the bottom of the hook hang in the air because things hand better then they can wrap around a hook and they won’t scratch the finish.

cheers, 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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#13 posted 04-22-2016 02:31 AM

*The early fish got the worm.
I like this piece of pecan it makes the fish look like it’s jumping right out of the water going for pray .

Klaus

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

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jlb

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#14 posted 04-22-2016 02:51 AM

Looks like another “fish” story to me!(just kidding) Great work as usual.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#15 posted 04-22-2016 07:07 AM

Love the wood mate.

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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