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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-14-2016 01:32 AM 691 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a request for another wooden ring holder. This one is made from a scrap piece of box elder that I took to school and no one wanted. It is 3” diameter and 3 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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doubleDD

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#1 posted 10-14-2016 02:08 AM

Quite a bit of flame in that small piece Jim. Their loss. Cool job.

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

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#2 posted 10-14-2016 02:37 AM

Looking Good.

-- 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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#3 posted 10-14-2016 02:59 AM

That sure is a purdy piece of wood Jim….lol Nice job 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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#4 posted 10-14-2016 04:20 AM

COOL!

Reminds me of something else… that I should not mention… :( LOL

Very nice!

-- 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 10-14-2016 05:11 AM

Jim that Box Elder is a nice wood. Nice Project too. I must try the EEE and Shellawax.

Cliff.

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

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#6 posted 10-14-2016 06:57 AM

beautiful wood,Jim

-- bambi

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#7 posted 10-14-2016 10:07 AM

What an incredible piece of wood.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 10-14-2016 11:56 AM

Very cool

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#9 posted 10-14-2016 01:35 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments! It is just a little piece but I love that wood!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#10 posted 10-14-2016 04:34 PM

Hello Jim

The wood is realyy beautiful with nice effects

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#11 posted 10-14-2016 08:32 PM

You’re getting your money’s worth out of that BE Jim :)
Is this a hollowed out box as well ? looks like it possibly has a lid section on the shoulder, just wondering
cheers bud
pete

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

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#12 posted 10-14-2016 09:08 PM

Gorgeous piece, Jim! Simple and elegant with beautiful colors.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 10-14-2016 10:40 PM

Thanks Jack, Pete and Lew!

Hi Pete. No, not hollowed. That shoulder is just a swoop radius I put in there to take away from the plain-ness of the shape. This is one of the corner blocks from the BE bowl I made from that log. I found another one on the floor today and It is not even big enough for a yo yo. I just can’t throw petty wood away!!!!!!
I may make a ring out of it!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#14 posted 10-17-2016 09:58 AM

Looks great Jim. Kinda reminds me of that verse from the Bible that goes something like “the stone that was rejected has become the cornerstone”

The wood that was rejected by high school kids has become a really nice freaking project. -Tooch 10:17

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#15 posted 10-17-2016 04:41 PM

Thanks, Tooch. The kids have not been at it long enough to see the potential in a scrap piece. I do have them picking the best grain in ambrosia maple for yo yo’s though.

cheers, Jim

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

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