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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 831 days ago 1099 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another half dozen birch mushrooms for gifts for the in laws. I made these before coffee one morning.
They look real when buried in the mulch around the trees!!
No sanding…no finish…just fun turning…........Jim

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





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robbiethewood

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#1 posted 831 days ago

they look great i have some in my garden they get better when they age

-- http://robbiethewoodturner.net/

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 831 days ago

Hi Robbie. I’m hoping that so left them unfinished!

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

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majuvla

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#3 posted 831 days ago

Nice turnings.Very good for decorate garden.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 831 days ago

... getting ‘mushy’ around here… LOL

Nice set of mushrooms!

Reminds me of the forest that the Seven Dwarfs in Snow White… with all their mushrooms… LOL

COOL work!

-- 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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Kookaburra

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#5 posted 831 days ago

very fun – I would love to see a few of those peeking out of my garden. The fact that they are different sizes and shapes is what makes them real!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Rustic

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#6 posted 831 days ago

love the shrooms

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

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 831 days ago

Any Morrels there Jim? What a fun project to turn….

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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kiefer

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#8 posted 830 days ago

Jim be careful you are going to have mushroom farm soon .
I love those shrooms !
Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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redryder

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#9 posted 830 days ago

No sanding…No finish….man, I like that…............

-- mike...............

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Lewis Baumstark, Jr.

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#10 posted 830 days ago

What a cheeky fun idea! I’d love to make some of these for my mother and wife’s flower beds.

-- Every time I walk in my shop I thank my dad, my geometry teacher, and my drafting instructor...in that order.

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 830 days ago

Hi Lewis. They take about 15 min apiece. I bought a 3/8 bedan last year and I love it. I can cut the center down with it in less than a minute. It really hogs off wet wood!!

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

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Roger

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#12 posted 830 days ago

here a shroom, there a sharoom, everywhere, a sha sha sharoom… oh yes

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

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WoodenFrog

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#13 posted 830 days ago

Nice work Jim! Neat gifts.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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mafe

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#14 posted 821 days ago

Hi buddy,
They are lovely, the birch edge makes them so wonderful alive.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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