Three Cedar Pieces

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-25-2010 03:15 AM 1799 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!!

17 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


116325 posts in 3360 days

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

awful pretty

-- Custom furniture

View Rustic's profile


3251 posts in 3379 days

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

Very Nice Jim

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

View donjoe's profile


1360 posts in 2813 days

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

Very nice. The cedar looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

View Mary Anne's profile

Mary Anne

1058 posts in 2991 days

#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.

View imallchalkedup's profile


393 posts in 2764 days

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

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

-- RStadler

View Rick's profile


8287 posts in 2815 days

#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!!!


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

View Grumpy's profile


22954 posts in 3634 days

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

Very eye catching work Jim.

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

View mafe's profile


11583 posts in 2872 days

#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.

View Eagle1's profile


2066 posts in 2847 days

#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

View lanwater's profile


3111 posts in 2717 days

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

your work looks really good.

I love it!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

View scrappy's profile


3506 posts in 3213 days

#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!

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 4029 days

#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 -

View Cher's profile


952 posts in 2876 days

#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.

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10876 posts in 2898 days

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

looks good man


View hafassartist's profile


41 posts in 2170 days

#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 !

showing 1 through 15 of 17 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