LumberJocks

L'WOB #-1

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim Jakosh posted 08-27-2012 02:22 PM 990 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now this is “outside the box”.
It is a backwards bowl, a negative bowl or an inside out bowl.

I don’t know if one has every been made- probably not- it has no purpose, but I had to try it. I can tell people at the shows that I carefully pulled it inside out when it was green!!!!! There is a person born every minute who would believe me!!!

It was fun. It is 7 1/2” diameter and 2” thick walnut with a 3/32 wall. My thinnest yet.
It is finished with EEE, Shellawax and then several coats of clear matte spray.

I added some shots of the way I laid it up to get full use of the 8/4 wood . I added a couple shots of it on the lathe showing the way I begin with a bedan to quickly remove the center and then a finished shot before I took it off.
...........................Jim

SOLD

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





16 comments so far

View Darell's profile

Darell

421 posts in 2248 days


#1 posted 08-27-2012 03:32 PM

Well, Jim, That’s interesting. I never thought of that before. Sure will make an interesting conversation piece. Great work by the way. I may give that a try just for grins.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

View MonteCristo's profile

MonteCristo

2097 posts in 842 days


#2 posted 08-27-2012 05:03 PM

Hey, it’s art, that’s its purpose !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

14176 posts in 992 days


#3 posted 08-27-2012 05:09 PM

This is reall cool Jim. you did a really nice job turning it as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11451 posts in 1759 days


#4 posted 08-27-2012 06:00 PM

Monte..That’s what I’ll call it, then- ART…...................Jim

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

View Roger's profile

Roger

14566 posts in 1458 days


#5 posted 08-27-2012 07:38 PM

Hey, backwords, like me… That would be a nice wine glass.. :) Really tho, Jim, very nice as always. You are a turning magician.

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

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3418 posts in 1521 days


#6 posted 08-27-2012 07:40 PM

Interesting bowl, interesting idea

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View peteg's profile

peteg

2886 posts in 1477 days


#7 posted 08-27-2012 09:38 PM

I would call it a Tarzza Jim, nice job :: ))
Pete

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

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1540 posts in 2337 days


#8 posted 08-27-2012 10:49 PM

That’s a great looking project Jim, different and a nice piece of art.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

4590 posts in 946 days


#9 posted 08-28-2012 01:05 AM

Impressive, especially the 3/32’ wall.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View Tom Godfrey's profile

Tom Godfrey

466 posts in 829 days


#10 posted 08-28-2012 01:15 AM

Who else but you would even think of turning an upside down bowl. I haven’t got to where I can do a decent standard bowl yet.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

View jjw5858's profile

jjw5858

1117 posts in 1256 days


#11 posted 08-28-2012 01:33 AM

Great lines on this one Jim …..wow. I love it. Great turning.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

View Rustic's profile

Rustic

3134 posts in 2250 days


#12 posted 08-28-2012 02:10 AM

Way cool

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

View harry1's profile

harry1

512 posts in 939 days


#13 posted 08-28-2012 08:43 AM

Love the bowl, love the extra photos.

-- Harry, Western Australia

View WoodenFrog's profile

WoodenFrog

2737 posts in 1567 days


#14 posted 08-28-2012 06:32 PM

Like I said before, You never stop amazing me!
You have talent! Even backwards Talent!
Great Job! It is made of Walnut so I have to love it!

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

View mafe's profile

mafe

9509 posts in 1743 days


#15 posted 08-29-2012 08:14 PM

Backwards Jim…
Lovely shaves and always such a pleasure to see what you are up to my friend.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase