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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-19-2017 06:21 PM 1662 views 2 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple more pieces made for the upcoming craft show.
The first one is an Osage orange cutting board ( 3/4” x10” x 12” long) and fitted with a hand hole.

The second one is a small mesquite cross ( 5” long) cut with the rough sapwood out.

They are both finished with Danish oil.

Cheers, Jim

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





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lew

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 06:27 PM

Both are really nice, Jim! Hope they sell!!

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 06:46 PM

They look good especially the cutting board. I like the way you added the handle. I can see this becoming the favorite board to grab while working in the kitchen.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Alongiron

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 07:04 PM

They look really nice!

Great job as always!

You are the only guy that can turn a cutting board and cross!! LOL!!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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peteg

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#4 posted 02-19-2017 07:08 PM

Both will sell very quick Jim, I have no experience with the Osage, is it a good hard timber for a cutting board ?, the shape looks great
cheers
pete

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 02-19-2017 07:47 PM

Everything is just Super… as usual…

-- 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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luv2learn

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#6 posted 02-19-2017 10:19 PM

Two beautifully executed pieces Jim.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 02-19-2017 10:22 PM

Nice job Jim. Just a bit of concern with the Osage Orange, I thought it was toxic. Are you sure it’s food safe?.

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

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 02-20-2017 01:03 AM

Good Stuff Jim,
I’m sure they will sell.

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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#9 posted 02-20-2017 01:52 AM

Two nice pieces Jim, the Osage orange board came up great. Both should sell OK.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#10 posted 02-20-2017 03:38 AM

Both look great Jim. I especially like the way the board stands out with the sap and heartwood. I’m hoping a friend of mine comes through with a load of Osage. You did well with the shape of that cross. It sort of grabs me.

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

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CFrye

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#11 posted 02-20-2017 03:57 AM

You made a great looking cutting board with that osage orange! I really like the live edge and the handle. And, don’t take this wrong, it’s not too pretty to use!

-- God bless, Candy

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#12 posted 02-20-2017 04:23 AM

Both great pieces Jim. Good luck at your show.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#13 posted 02-20-2017 05:28 AM

Interesting – we always try to give some shape to those boards – but why not leave it as it is – great work and idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 02-20-2017 12:07 PM

These are very nice, Jim. I hope your show goes well for you.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Tooch

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#15 posted 02-20-2017 01:24 PM

Looks great Jim, good luck at the show

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

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