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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-06-2017 04:05 AM 798 views 0 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have been waiting 6 years for someone to trim one of the olive trees in our park. It finally happened and I got some of the wood. This is an olive wood margarita glass I made from one of the branches. It is 6” tall and finished with Danish oil and gloss lacquer.

Cheers, Jim

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





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 03-06-2017 04:15 AM

That is one fantastic looking Margarita Glass! Nice shiny finish and beautiful grain. It just keeps getting better and better Jim! Nice work!

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

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lew

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#2 posted 03-06-2017 04:45 AM

What a beauty! It’s hard to beat the grain patterns of olive wood.

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

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#3 posted 03-06-2017 05:04 AM

I like it!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 03-06-2017 05:38 AM

Really like this one Jim, beautiful grain and nice finish.

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

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#5 posted 03-06-2017 05:48 AM

Great for Margaritas… you did make Two didn’t you? Can’t drink alone. :)

Beautiful!

COOL!

-- 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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#6 posted 03-06-2017 07:02 AM

Amaizing finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-06-2017 09:09 AM

Just beautiful.

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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#8 posted 03-06-2017 09:27 AM

Stunning, Jim.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 03-06-2017 10:56 AM

Jim, that is a lovely glass…again I have to to comment on the beauty of the Olive Tree Wood. Great turning. I noticed that even while still in the turning stage that the beautiful grain was visible and ready to pop.

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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#10 posted 03-06-2017 11:17 AM

its a little early to start celebrating Cinco de Mayo, but I don’t mind. I’d love to try that glass out!

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

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#11 posted 03-06-2017 02:10 PM

You better get more of that wood that is a beautiful turning !!!!

Klaus

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#12 posted 03-06-2017 02:22 PM

Looks very good

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#13 posted 03-06-2017 02:38 PM

Great turning.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 03-06-2017 02:51 PM

Jim, this is a beautiful piece and the wood is wonderful. The turning itself looks like a fine job of craftsmanship with all of the features being sharp and crisp. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 03-06-2017 04:13 PM

Looks great. I never turned olive wood. Is it easy to cut?

-- Julian

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