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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-06-2017 04:15 AM 513 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a male pistachio bowl I made for my friends wife. It was made from a blank he bought at the Dead Tree Salvage saw mill.

It is 8” x 2 1/2” high and 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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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 03-06-2017 04:20 AM

Nice gift but I don’t think those are Pistachio’s in the bowl! LOL! More beautiful grain and a lovely model to show off your fine work!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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lew

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#2 posted 03-06-2017 04:47 AM

Gorgeous!

I gotta ask- what’s the difference between a male and female pistachio bowl ;^)

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

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#3 posted 03-06-2017 05:40 AM

Nice bowl and would have been appreciated by your friend. Same question as Lew, is there a visible difference?

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

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#4 posted 03-06-2017 05:53 AM

Very COOL project & gift…

She obviously LIKES it!

You’re on a ROLL!

Curious… what does a Female Pistachio bowl look like? :)

-- 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 03-06-2017 07:01 AM

Pistaccio wood looks also pretty interesting. I like clean lines on this one.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-06-2017 07:49 AM

Very nice bowl

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 03-06-2017 09:08 AM

Really good Jim.

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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Cliff

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#8 posted 03-06-2017 10:43 AM

Nice work Jim…Beautiful Bowl…But I have to also ask about Male/Female Bowl??

Regards,

Cliff.

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

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Tooch

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#9 posted 03-06-2017 11:15 AM

grain looks great on this piece. great work, Jim, and that smile on her face says it all

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

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#10 posted 03-06-2017 02:07 PM

Nice shape and beautiful grain .

Klaus

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#11 posted 03-06-2017 02:39 PM

Pretty.

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

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#12 posted 03-06-2017 03:27 PM

Jim, this bowl is so nice and I love the wood.

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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doubleDD

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#13 posted 03-06-2017 06:43 PM

Makes you wish we had pistachio trees growing here. Great job centering the grain on the bowl.

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

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#14 posted 03-07-2017 12:49 AM

Male or female, its a beautiful bowl. Nice work.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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#15 posted 03-07-2017 12:58 AM

Beautiful bowl. Beautiful grain. And a beautiful smile

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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