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Wood Pendant with Peace symbol

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-19-2010 04:29 AM 1504 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I started this Pendant in Arizona and just finished it tonight in Michigan. It is made from a piece of wood I got from Scrappy at the craft show In Casa Grande. I think it is eucalypus.
I had a guy in the park with a scroll saw cut the peace symbol in the square block, then I painted the inside black and sealed it with lacquer and turned the pendant and bead from the block. It is finished with Shellawax.
I gave this to my youngest granddaughter who is really into peace symbols on everything.

-- 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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#1 posted 03-19-2010 05:55 AM

Really cool pendant Jim! That is either a piece of eucalyptus or juniper. Hard to tell from the pics. I like the combo of the jigsaw and turning. Gives the symbol more depth.

Glad to see you thawed out enough for some shop time.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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ellen35

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#2 posted 03-19-2010 12:23 PM

brings back memories of my youth!
nice work…

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Cher

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#3 posted 03-19-2010 08:57 PM

Indeed Ellen. Nice work Jim

-- When you know better you do better.

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 12:15 AM

Jim, I decided to take a look back at some of your great work!
I don’t think I will comment on all of them but I really Love this piece.
Great work! I love the spare TP holder too…!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 03:53 AM

Thanks, Robert. I may do more of this in the next 3 months….... mainly for gifts. I have only sold 1 turned necklace and it was a plain teardrop….........Jim

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

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