Oak-Knot Bowl

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Project by jaykaypur posted 10-26-2012 11:27 PM 1520 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an old oak knot that a friend gave me. When I got it, it was “even” across the top. Did a lot of Dremel and sanding work on it and then polished it with my own special oil/wax blend. It will be someone’s Christmas present. Thanks for the looks and comments.

Sorry about pics…they could have been better.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 10-26-2012 11:30 PM

If nobody wants it, I’ll take it :-)


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

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#2 posted 10-27-2012 12:05 AM

very nice, no need to gift wrap it for me!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 12:09 AM

Looks great, nice work on this!

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

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 12:31 AM

Beautiful, Jay!
Is the black color an inlay or part of the natural wood?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 10-27-2012 12:42 AM

lew—————-well…it’s actually the wood but there were cracks/fissures in it and I filled them with a glue/wood dust paste. Luckily it all came out the same color when it as sanded down and the finish was applied. It looks really nice in real time.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 10-27-2012 01:59 AM

I like it. Reminds me of a walnut shell. Someone will be happy Christmas morning.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#7 posted 10-27-2012 02:13 AM

Cool, I forsee a lathe…

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#8 posted 10-27-2012 03:13 AM

Love it will never look at a oak knot as fire wood again now that you showed this ,,.Thank you just one more thing I got to try some day lol
Nice work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#9 posted 10-27-2012 12:43 PM

Will look gr8 while full of Dark Chocolate M&M peanuts. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 10-27-2012 12:47 PM

Roger———I was thinking along the same lines——but filled with Christmas M&M’s,,,,,,uuummmmmmmmmmmm !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#11 posted 10-27-2012 04:35 PM

Like Indian Joe said, you have added another line to my bucket list … what a great eye you have.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#12 posted 10-27-2012 06:05 PM

Cool natural form

-- Dreaming patterns

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