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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-19-2012 08:11 PM 1133 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 05-19-2012 08:36 PM

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 05-19-2012 08:45 PM

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 05-19-2012 08:51 PM

Nice turnings.Very good for decorate garden.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 05-19-2012 09:29 PM

... 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 05-19-2012 09:29 PM

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 05-20-2012 02:18 AM

love the shrooms

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

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 05-20-2012 03:01 AM

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 05-20-2012 04:30 AM

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 05-20-2012 04:39 AM

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

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

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Lewis Baumstark, Jr.

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#10 posted 05-20-2012 12:13 PM

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 05-20-2012 10:01 PM

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 05-21-2012 12:56 AM

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 05-21-2012 01:26 AM

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 05-29-2012 11:44 AM

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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