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Pecan Vase w/ lid

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 1621 days ago 1046 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a lidded vase made for Penny from the pecan wood from Shalako farm orchard. The last picture is Penny from Shalako who gives us all the wood we want from her burn pile.
I left part of the raw tree on the bottom so customers can see that it was actually turned from the branch of a pecan tree.

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





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hairy

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#1 posted 1621 days ago

Nice work, Jim! That is some good looking wood.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 1621 days ago

Very pretty wood. Nice turning,

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 1621 days ago

Nice work Jim. Great piece of wood.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 1621 days ago

Great job.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Cher

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#5 posted 1621 days ago

I like the shape and the colour I hope I get to turn something like that soon.

-- When you know better you do better.

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 1620 days ago

Hi Cher. You have the best selection of exotic wood in Africa. Try zebra wood for a great grain pattern!

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

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scrappy

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#7 posted 1620 days ago

Jim, Another fantastic turning. I really like the way you left the base a “Live Edge” for the contrast.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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