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Cherry Bowl #47

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 08-27-2012 06:10 PM 957 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the other half of the log I used for #45. It had a real bad area that I had to cut off so it was taller than wider. It was set up to be a hollow form, but my new hollowing tool did not work so well. I got a bad catch and totally broke off the top when I was down to a 1/4” wall. I managed to salvage this part and made a small bowl out of it. It is 4 1/4 ” dia.x 3 3/4” high with a 1/8” wall and it is green cherry wood.
The finish is EEE and Shellawax

I see it is moving a bit this morning!..................Jim

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





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wiswood2

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#1 posted 08-27-2012 06:16 PM

very nice
Chuck

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 08-27-2012 06:54 PM

Another beautiful bowl!!

Thanks for Sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 08-27-2012 07:06 PM

Very beautiful bowl. Gonna have to break down & get a lathe.
:-)

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 08-27-2012 07:47 PM

That is another beautiful bowl. Was it green when you turned it?

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

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#5 posted 08-27-2012 07:58 PM

Hi Roger. Yes , it was from a tree cut down this spring.

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

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#6 posted 08-27-2012 09:36 PM

Nice one Jim, hope it don’t move too muck on you :)
pete

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

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 08-27-2012 10:51 PM

Another nice bowl Jim, you get a great finish on them.

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

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 08-27-2012 11:44 PM

Nice save Jim looks great.

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#9 posted 08-27-2012 11:56 PM

Great shape Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Tom Godfrey

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#10 posted 08-28-2012 01:13 AM

Great job Jim. Beautiful finish.

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

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#11 posted 08-28-2012 01:26 AM

Looks wonderful Jim. Your works are always inspiring and so well done. Thanks for sharing.

Take care,

Joe

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#12 posted 08-28-2012 03:58 AM

You’re an expert at those bowls!

COOL stuff!

-- 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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#13 posted 08-28-2012 08:48 AM

What a great save Jim. I’m really being tempted to get the lathe turning again.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#14 posted 08-28-2012 06:25 PM

Nice work Jim! And a Great Save too…
Keep it up!

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

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#15 posted 09-01-2012 05:06 PM

Nice work! Keep up the great projects!

AJ

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