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3/4 Cup Scoops

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-22-2016 12:22 PM 790 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a couple scoops I made from my fire red slab of box elder. Originally it was going to be one but there was enough wood for two while using some scrap for the counterweight . The last shot is how they were when they started.

They are 3” ID and 1.53” deep and finished with Watco Butcher Block finish.

Here are the steps I use in making one :

http://lumberjocks.com/Slovenian/blog/85938
http://lumberjocks.com/Slovenian/blog/60698

I guess I did 2 blogs on this!

Cheers, Jim

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





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Andy

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#1 posted 05-22-2016 12:31 PM

You are the scoop turning master, Jim. Beautiful work.

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

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Cliff

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#2 posted 05-22-2016 12:36 PM

Hi Jim…Nice Scoops. Lovely shapes and By Gee that Box Elder is absolutely beautiful.

Even in that last shot with the wood in block form that nice red colour is peeping through.

Great project Jim. Good Night. I am off to bed, it’s nearly 10-30pm here.

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 05-22-2016 12:37 PM

Really nice Jim, you sure have mastered the scoop making. Like the way the grain of the wood runs.

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 05-22-2016 12:53 PM

Yep, what Andy above said

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

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 05-22-2016 01:08 PM

The wood and projects are beautiful. Followed your blog entry and enjoyed studying the process. I also discovered that you have many more blogs. When I am able will go through them and I am sure there is allot to learn from a master craftsman. I haven’t done looking and of course making blogs as I have limited internet access. The lathe blog I did where there was wifi. Thanks for the excelant presentation.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 05-22-2016 01:51 PM

Very nice, I enjoyed to see to hole process.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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leafherder

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#7 posted 05-22-2016 02:13 PM

Beautiful, and thanks for the step-by-step instructions. Definitely a favorite.

-- Leafherder

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 05-22-2016 03:55 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments. Glad you like them. I’ll use both of them when I’m baking!! My muffin recipe calls for many items in 3/4 cup measure and now I can hit it right on the nose each time. They shuld work for dry and liquid measure, too.

I love to learn new thing and share what I learn. I think it makes everyone’s woodworking experience much fuller with all that can be done. When I go to our turning guild meeting I am blown away by what Ron Campbell and others can do with wood on the lathe.

I can’t wait to show you all the process I learned on Friday at the flea market. As soon as I get the equipment I ordered, I’ll post a video on the process!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 05-22-2016 04:53 PM

Awesome project and exactly why love this site so much. Sharing and helping watch other, I’m new to turning and love it. Everyday I learn something different, thx so much.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 05-22-2016 05:24 PM

You did a wonderful job on these scoops and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 05-22-2016 06:34 PM

COOL Scoops…

... and even Stackable!
... I didn’t notice this feature from before…

-- 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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BusterB

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#12 posted 05-22-2016 06:38 PM

That’s a big ole heaping scoop full of awesome Jim…well done. The blog was a nice touch as well…kept going “oh so that’s how he did that”....nice!!!

-- 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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#13 posted 05-22-2016 06:38 PM

Thanks Ken, Charles, Joe and Buster!!

Hi Joe, they are just sitting on top of each other like they came out of the block.They don’t nest into each other

Cheers, Jim!

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

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michelletwo

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#14 posted 05-22-2016 08:18 PM

I love it when folks post practical turned items..these are adorable ..enjoy your muffins !

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 05-22-2016 09:20 PM

POP goes the balloon… Sure looked like it…

COOL scoops…

-- 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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