|Project by Jim Jakosh||posted 06-02-2011 08:44 PM||1071 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
These are a couple of little things that have been hanging around the lathe waiting for someone to finish them
The first one is a small Box Elder cup made from splicing two real colorful thin pieces of the wood together because none was thick enough by it self. I got this hollow log from a friend to make a cross for church in Traverse City but after cutting it up, the good part was way to thin to be of much use. So I made a cup for the farmer that gave me the log.
The second item is a sword I made out of a steel fishing pole when I was about 10. I found it in our garage when we sold the old homestead and it still had the cork handle on it that I used as a kid. I turned a new handle for it out of Pecan and fitted the end with a 30-30 shell and a brass ferule. See, I’m still goofing around like I was 10 again!!
That last pic is an acorn sprouting a new oak tree. This is how it all starts for us woodworkers!!
I dug that up when putting mulch around the trees. Those squirrels did that!! I moved it to a new site.
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!