Three Cedar Pieces

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-25-2010 03:15 AM 1843 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are three pieces I turned from another cedar branch. The first one is a small cup. The next one is a cone vase and then the baseball vase. The last one got a lid from the remaining stock.They are finished with Watco semi gloss lacquer.

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

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#1 posted 05-25-2010 03:21 AM

awful pretty

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#2 posted 05-25-2010 04:05 AM

Very Nice Jim

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 04:05 AM

Very nice. The cedar looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 05-25-2010 04:10 AM

Those are sure some pretty branches you got hold of. You inspire me that I really need to take a time out from all the other distractions and spend some days turning to spend a few days turning.

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#5 posted 05-25-2010 04:27 AM

those are real nice, love the color in cedar, good work.

-- RStadler

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#6 posted 05-25-2010 05:48 AM

Who would ever have thought that a few pieces of Cedar could be turned into “Works Of Art”!!

Nice Work Jim!!!


-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#7 posted 05-25-2010 06:58 AM

Very eye catching work Jim.

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

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#8 posted 05-25-2010 11:39 AM

Hi Jim,
It’s amazing, the glow of this wood, and how you manage to get it out of the wood.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 05-25-2010 01:14 PM

Nice work. I really like the way the grain comes out when it is turned.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#10 posted 05-25-2010 08:49 PM

your work looks really good.

I love it!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 05-26-2010 01:21 AM

Great work Jim. I like the shapes and REALLY like the color in that cedar!

Keep it up.


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

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#12 posted 05-26-2010 07:55 PM

Gorgeous pieces, beautiful finish.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 05-27-2010 07:06 PM

Jim I love the colouring in those pieces and the turning is lovely.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#14 posted 06-12-2010 05:55 PM

looks good man


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#15 posted 11-23-2011 01:19 PM

I have a piece of cedar that is 3×3x24 and not sure what to do with it , you just gave me an idea . Thanks !

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