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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 01-14-2012 11:22 PM 1122 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned these mushrooms from some short pieces of mesquite and philodendron. They are finished with EEE and Shellawax.

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 01-15-2012 01:38 AM

Nice job Jim, het are these for the garden, or, for you to darn your sox like grandma used to do ?? :) :) :)
cheers mate

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

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 02:57 AM

well done.I dont know about were you are but here in Australia mushrooms are all the rage at the moment.I love your work:)

-- Leanne, Australia, http://www.sawdustartonline.com

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 03:40 AM

well done

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 03:48 AM

Nice ones Jim, good to see back into the shed again. Hey Leanne, they are not to keen in Canberra???

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

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 04:39 AM

Nice turnings and super wood.

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 06:31 AM

Hi Leanne, I wish they were the rage here! I had a table full of them and did not sell a one. Maybe I should ship them to you to sell in Australia!!
I will be cutting some limbs off pecan trees in an orchard next week. I plan to make a big mushroom for a pencil holder for Penny who owns the orchard. I’ll have another to post then.

Pete, I remember those forms for darning socks. I have not seen one in 40 years. Mushrooms will do that!!....
Cheers…......Jim

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

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#7 posted 01-15-2012 07:22 AM

Nice Project! Very well done!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#8 posted 01-16-2012 03:13 PM

I love them.
The wood gives them soo much life.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

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

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kiefer

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#9 posted 01-17-2012 04:41 AM

Love them
The one on the left has a nice face in the stem and the left one has a alien look to it .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#10 posted 01-17-2012 02:58 PM

These are really nice. You have the shape just right.

helluvawreck

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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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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 01-17-2012 08:04 PM

HJi Kiefer. I just noticed the eyes on the side of the stem!! Good find…....maybe I can sell it in Rozwell,.Nm.

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

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