Box Elder Bowl- #25

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 06-01-2010 04:58 AM 1610 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 25th bowl. It was turned from a piece of Box Elder with a walnut spiggot glued into the back before turning. I hit the walnut when I turned the inside which accounts for the dark spot in the center. This is a gift bowl for my sister in law. It has a minimum amount of red in it for an accent.

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

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#1 posted 06-01-2010 05:07 AM

A Beautiful Bowl a great gift.

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#2 posted 06-01-2010 05:13 AM

I love box elder…. and this bowl!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 06-01-2010 05:15 AM

Great color.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#4 posted 06-01-2010 06:53 AM

Really unique, with lovely color.

-- If I could do it all again, I would!

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#5 posted 06-01-2010 07:54 AM

This bowl is amazing. I love the colors.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 06-01-2010 08:15 AM

Fantastic bowl! Love the walnut “accent” in the center. Nice touch.

Keep it up.


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

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#7 posted 06-01-2010 11:19 AM

I haven’t worked with Box Elder before. I really like the grain in it.

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

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#8 posted 06-01-2010 02:42 PM

It’s beautiful.

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

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#9 posted 06-01-2010 03:49 PM

That’s some pretty wood!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 06-02-2010 01:13 AM

I like it.

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

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#11 posted 11-10-2010 01:04 AM

I know this was a while back, but, I’m fairly new, and I’ve been usin the shuffle method to look at projects like yours. I really like the look of the red grain patterns in anything with Box Elder. How is this wood to turn? Keep on turnin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#12 posted 09-21-2011 02:35 AM

Great bowl Jim – simple , elegant. Looks a lot like it’s ceramic in the photo. Very attractive!

-- bilbaggins says: The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now. ~ Chinese proverb

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