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Another Photo Obelisk

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 997 days ago 1000 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found more red in another part of the Box Elder log and just had to make something out of it. I put the photo disc in it and it came with the picture of a baby in it. I will be replacing the picture and it will be a Christmas gift for a good friend. I added some pictures of how I put in the hole for the disc ( 1 7/8” Forstner bit) using my Sine table and Level Box to level it in the drill press..
The finish is Matte Clear spray. This one is 3” square and 8 5/8” high.

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





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marter1229

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#1 posted 997 days ago

That is beautiful!
What did you use to cut it?

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 997 days ago

Cool!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 997 days ago

Hi Terry. I used a bandsaw ….......Jim

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

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sedcokid

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#4 posted 997 days ago

Jim, Another beautiful Obelisk. I am certain that those of our numbers that don’t have a lot of set up experience appreciate your photo’s on how you did your set up. Great Job my friend!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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peteg

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#5 posted 997 days ago

You have these dont to a fine art now Jim : ))
Nifty set up for the off set hole, lovely piece of timber & finish

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

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 997 days ago

Beaut job Jim. Great tones & lines.

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

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#7 posted 997 days ago

Jim,nicely done!

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Bob Collins

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#8 posted 997 days ago

You have got these down pat JIm, great set up for your work.

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

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mafe

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#9 posted 982 days ago

Clever Jim!
I almost missed this one.
What a wonderful piece of wood, where do you find these? So full of beauty, so full of life.
This is for me when wood becomes interesting in it self, and when you then make such a simple shape it becomes so clear and right.
As a architect I must say ‘really architectual’ cleassic.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

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

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