Incense Burner

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 1046 days ago 1190 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for my daughter. It is made from Box Elder with some spalting in it. The lid and the high end piece were book matched but the spalting runs at such crazy angles, it did not match up at a real balanced pattern.
It comes with a pocket for a Bic lighter so she will always have a light for the incense.

It is finished with Deft lacquer.

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

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#1 posted 1046 days ago

Very cool…like the way there is space for the accoutrements..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 1046 days ago

I see the ‘Big Jakosh’ is at it again….. Project after project ;) Seriously Jim, you do a fantastic job on everything.

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 1046 days ago

This is a great project. Very cool design and awesome choice of wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#4 posted 1046 days ago

well done Bud… you have a lucky daughter

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 1046 days ago

that looks really nice, Jim. I like the choice of wood! That is also one very cool way to store a lighter!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#6 posted 1046 days ago

Well done Jim, what’s the first thing you look for when lighting a candel / stick, you got that one sorted OK , :))

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

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#7 posted 1046 days ago

Beautiful work and like others have said very well sorted. I wonder how you hollowed out the area for the falling ashes.

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#8 posted 1045 days ago

Great Idea Jim!! This will have to go into the Favorites… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 1045 days ago

Very nice. First time I’ve seen anything like it. The incense holders I know are vertical. Yours is more practical.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#10 posted 1039 days ago

G’day Jim, finally back from the op. You have been busy with your great projects, like this one and the mushrooms.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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