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Walnut bowl #35

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-22-2012 07:07 AM 1862 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little walnut bowl I made with a thin flared rim.It was from a small piece I was given and I tried to get something unique from it. I had to leave some of the sap wood on it to keep it of any size.
It is 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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#1 posted 02-22-2012 09:01 AM

Nice & Walnut is my all time favorite wood- I’m waiting for a segmented piece now though-

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#2 posted 02-22-2012 10:35 AM

Nice turning Jim, like the shape and the great finish.

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

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#3 posted 02-22-2012 12:06 PM

Beautiful turning, walnut is such a rich wood

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#4 posted 02-22-2012 12:54 PM

this is really kool. I really like the design. I also like using some sapwood in some things. I think it gives another touch of character

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#5 posted 02-22-2012 01:29 PM

Jim, This is a nice little bowl, I like the lines you have created here.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 02-22-2012 01:38 PM

Jim, I love it! Kinda looks like a space ship!
Great work.

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#7 posted 02-22-2012 02:02 PM

Very nice turning. Good job. !

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#8 posted 02-22-2012 02:47 PM

Very nice! I love wallnut it’s my favorite wood also!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 02-22-2012 02:53 PM

I like the rim and the inclusion of sap wood. Nice job.

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#10 posted 02-22-2012 03:44 PM

Guys, thanks for all the nice comments. it was fun to make and it was supposed to be a 3 blade wing bowl but I don’t have the proper tools out here in the desert to make it that way. The width of the flange was a little small to do it too

Dave, after the tour of your shop and showing me how you make and lay up segments, I owe you a segmented bowl on here. I’ll have to do it when I get back to my shop.

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

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#11 posted 02-22-2012 05:24 PM

Nice Jim I like it’s shape and design.

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#12 posted 02-22-2012 08:45 PM

quite an unusual form Jim, nice, a bit of sap always adds something to a piece :))
cheers Pete

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#13 posted 02-22-2012 10:46 PM

Great shapes Jim.

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#14 posted 02-23-2012 02:38 AM

You say small ,it sure looks big and you better sign your creation or down the road it will cause an argument who made this beautiful bowl !

Kiefer

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#15 posted 02-23-2012 02:43 AM

This is a really cool project, Jim !!!

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