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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 801 days ago 1171 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We had this birch type tree ( black leaves) that was dying from the top down from insects so I cut it down on Thursday. That night I was thinking of all the wood I threw on the firewood pile and did not make anything from it. I got this brainstorm about turning it into mushrooms and sticking them around the trees in the yard.

Here are the first 4. They are not sanded or finished in any way. I thought I’d let them weather.

Mushrooms are just FUN to turn!!!!!!!!

Then I had to get back to some real work…...........Jim

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





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 801 days ago

What a COOL idea!

I think that is really cute! A nice yard decoration!

Depicts a rich fertile soil too… doesn’t it?

NICE JOB!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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peteg

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#2 posted 801 days ago

Nice crop there Jim, love to know what you’re feeding them :)))
they add a nice touch to any garden
Well done Mate
Pete

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

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Roger

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#3 posted 801 days ago

A gr8 addition to yards and/or gardens. Please don’t eat them. I hear they may do funny things to your sight…

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 800 days ago

Hey guys, in the first picture, which shape do you like the best?
I have more logs and may convert them to more shrooms!

I’ll put them in the neighbor’s yard!!!

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

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Benboy

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#5 posted 800 days ago

I like the two on the left. THe bigger capped ones. I might have to do that with some pear wood chunks I have.

-- If I can't make it, I probably don't need it.

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 800 days ago

I also like the Left Two the best.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 800 days ago

Me too!

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

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 800 days ago

Those are awesome Jim. I like the first one on the left and the last one on the right.

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kiefer

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#9 posted 797 days ago

I like the second from the left and the one on the right because that is the best tasting one .
Used to pick them as a kid but they all look great Jim .

-- Kiefer 松

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