LumberJocks

Olive Wood Lidded Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-06-2017 04:25 AM 1181 views 0 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another piece I turned from the olive branch. It is 3” diameter and 4 1/2” high and finished with Danish oil and clear lacquer.The grain is incredible in olive wood. I first thought it was spalted wood but the branch was still alive with leaves on it!! I have more left yet!!

cheers, Jim

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





38 comments so far

View Festus56's profile (online now)

Festus56

2053 posts in 1039 days


#1 posted 03-06-2017 04:42 AM

Nice job Jim, that is pretty cool.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

View lew's profile

lew

11799 posts in 3566 days


#2 posted 03-06-2017 04:48 AM

Fantastic!

You sure lucked out with that olive wood score!

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

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

7741 posts in 2609 days


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

Pretty wood Jim. Well done.

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

View Druid's profile

Druid

1628 posts in 2606 days


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

Really beautiful piece Jim. I heartily agree with your comment “the grain is incredible in olive wood”, and you certainly prove it with this box.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

2455 posts in 3494 days


#5 posted 03-06-2017 05:42 AM

A excellent piece Jim, you have really brought the grain out. Starting to think you took the elves down to AZ with you mate.

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

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9963 posts in 3863 days


#6 posted 03-06-2017 05:44 AM

Beautiful piece / wood…

Great job / Finish…

Very COOL!

Thank you.

-- 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"

View BenDupre's profile

BenDupre

527 posts in 299 days


#7 posted 03-06-2017 06:24 AM

Very nice. Love Olive wood

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

View bushmaster's profile

bushmaster

2405 posts in 2093 days


#8 posted 03-06-2017 06:24 AM

Nice group of projects posted, nice to able to use these special salvage woods

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

11026 posts in 2678 days


#9 posted 03-06-2017 07:00 AM

Very nice box! My mission for this year Adriatic coast vacation is to find some olive wood, it realy looks great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View BobWemm's profile

BobWemm

2321 posts in 1737 days


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

Gotta love Olive wood.
That is beautiful Jim.
Great job.
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.

View Mark Wilson's profile

Mark Wilson

2031 posts in 874 days


#11 posted 03-06-2017 09:24 AM

Doggone ya, Jim. You make it look so easy.

-- Mark

View Cliff 's profile

Cliff

1149 posts in 1534 days


#12 posted 03-06-2017 10:49 AM

Jim. That Olive Wood is stunning!!!! Nice shape for the lidded box, looks great!!! The Danish Oil really brings out the grain.
Regards,

Cliff.

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

View Tooch's profile

Tooch

1636 posts in 1687 days


#13 posted 03-06-2017 11:14 AM

Lidded bowls always seem so challenging, but yours always turn out great. Nice work, Jim!

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

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

5478 posts in 3164 days


#14 posted 03-06-2017 11:48 AM

Great looking little Lidded Box Jim!

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

View OregonWoodRat's profile

OregonWoodRat

168 posts in 2098 days


#15 posted 03-06-2017 01:54 PM

Beautiful.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

showing 1 through 15 of 38 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com