four walnut trees

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Project by glynn posted 12-15-2011 09:31 PM 1620 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

two days to asemble and turn three days to carve

-- jim nevada

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#1 posted 12-15-2011 09:45 PM

Wow that’s amazing very cool design .Well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-15-2011 10:29 PM

You are of on a new direction with this one Jim, well done, all that work has produced a great result :))

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

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#3 posted 12-15-2011 10:42 PM

WOW!! Cut down trees, process into Lumber, Glue & Turn, Only to turn back into Trees !!! :)

Really Nice Looking Vase

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#4 posted 12-15-2011 11:33 PM

Art, art and art in new direction. Congratulations, Jim.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 12-16-2011 12:32 AM

That is a very cool design. That is one heck of a lot of work. It looks to be about 10” deep? Is that right?
Thanks for sharing!...............Jim

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

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#6 posted 12-16-2011 12:34 AM

Way to go Jim. This is really nice.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#7 posted 12-16-2011 12:58 AM

Wonderful work.
What did you use to make the texture?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#8 posted 12-16-2011 01:18 AM

I used a fordom power carver for the texture,small teardrop sharp edge ,the piece is about 10 in deep and 12 high.thanks for the compliments,it keeps a chippie striving to do more

-- jim nevada

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#9 posted 12-16-2011 01:42 AM

Thanks for the tip.
I love the contrast between the smooth interior and the rough exterior.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#10 posted 12-16-2011 05:42 AM

Very cool! I really like this one.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#11 posted 12-16-2011 12:45 PM

Great piece of art Jim. turn then carve you make it sound easy.

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

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#12 posted 12-16-2011 01:57 PM

A new direction for sure…...... and well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#13 posted 12-16-2011 03:27 PM

Jim, Outstanding! You are very talented….

Thanks so much for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 12-16-2011 04:25 PM

Bob Collins got me to thinking about trying this with his carved bowls, but you have really moved the
challenge bar up a few notches, very beautiful result and worth all the work for all of us slightly warped
people that think a wood workshop is just an wonderful place to play. Thank you for sharing your fun
with us.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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