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Box Elder Bowl ( Nest Bowl)

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 09-29-2017 02:30 PM 588 views 2 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is from a wedge of wood at the bottom of a tree that blew down in LJ Garry Strout’s yard. Thanks Garry.
It was box elder so I took it to see if there was much red in it before we came back for the rest of the tree. Well there was, so it is a female box elder tree.
This bowl is 9 1/2” in diameter and 2 1/4” high. It is finished with Danish Oil and 3 stage buffed and waxed.

Cheers, Jim

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





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lew

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#1 posted 09-29-2017 02:46 PM

Sweet!

I really like the lip around the rim.

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

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 09-29-2017 03:55 PM

Jim this is a beautiful bowl 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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ralbuck

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#3 posted 09-29-2017 05:13 PM

Pretty bowl.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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ZAGREB

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#4 posted 09-29-2017 05:14 PM

nice bowl,Jim
beautiful wood
of course it is female,we do not have a red…lol
have a nice day buddy

-- bambi

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#5 posted 09-29-2017 05:16 PM

Always love your work Jim.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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peteg

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#6 posted 09-29-2017 06:27 PM

Nice work Jim, always love the colours you get with that BE
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 09-29-2017 07:13 PM

Well, Jim, I think the Name of this bowl should be “A Nest Bowl”.

If you look closely, you will see a bird sitting on a nest inside the bowl! :)

Beautiful! A Great conversation piece…

COOL work as usual…

-- 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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ANATOLII MATIASHCHUK

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#8 posted 09-29-2017 07:27 PM

It turned out to be a very beautiful product. and the red streaks add to the beauty of the tree

-- Anatolii UKRAINE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJuV0Qghalv8QkgY8XJPkSg

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#9 posted 09-29-2017 07:34 PM

Nice work Jim.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#10 posted 09-29-2017 08:09 PM

Bet you had this one done by the time I got to 131. Back in Berrien now Enjoyed the visit 150%

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 09-29-2017 09:11 PM

Nice job Jim. Looks like you are getting another supply of Box elder. Can’t have too much of that. I use it sparingly for special projects.

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

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 09-29-2017 09:34 PM

Great colour contrast & shape Jim.

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

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Bob Collins

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#13 posted 09-29-2017 09:47 PM

Nice one Jim, only wish I could get hold of some Box Elder down here.

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

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#14 posted 09-30-2017 02:18 AM

Real.nice looking bowl Jim!

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

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#15 posted 09-30-2017 02:21 AM

Wow. Love the color. Great looking bowl!

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