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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 01-07-2013 04:50 AM 1500 views 4 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a maple plywood candy dish that is 4.5” dia. and 3” high with a lid that has the grain going 90 degrees to the dish. The best way to bring out the beauty of plywood is to have a convex or concave surface and I tried to do that everywhere on this piece. My first project of the new year!
It is finished with EEE and Shellawax

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





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Gary

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#1 posted 01-07-2013 05:05 AM

That is so cool….I just don’t understand how you did that. Did you laminate several pieces of ply together then turn it? I really love the look

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 01-07-2013 05:11 AM

Jim:

Super COOL!

I love the way the lid serves double duty!
... a lid… and a serving dish! Beautiful!

Great idea!

Thank you.

-- 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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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 01-07-2013 05:11 AM

Very nice Jim, you have brought the pattern out well. Damn nice plywood.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 01-07-2013 05:19 AM

Hi Gary. I just glued 6 pieces of 3/4” plywood together. No segmenting on this one. I’m in the desert and lucky to have a table saw and a band saw to use out here.
I filled the dish with fresh cracked pecans today!.............Jim

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

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#5 posted 01-07-2013 05:24 AM

Nice job—glad to see you’re back in the shop.

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

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Rustic

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#6 posted 01-07-2013 05:34 AM

nice dish Jim

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

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nomercadies

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#7 posted 01-07-2013 05:35 AM

That is so bleeping cool.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#8 posted 01-07-2013 06:26 AM

very cool turning.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-07-2013 06:46 AM

Looks great.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Roger

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#10 posted 01-07-2013 11:52 AM

This came out very kool. That’s some really nice ply for sure.

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

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ldl

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#11 posted 01-07-2013 12:46 PM

What would have topped it off would be to carry the bowl grain theme on into the lid. I like the design though. I never tried to turn plywood. Is it rough on your tools?

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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TurnTurnTurn

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#12 posted 01-07-2013 02:00 PM

Very cool look, I will need to put a plywood turning on my to do list. Thx for sharing

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Firebreather

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#13 posted 01-07-2013 02:37 PM

awesome concept

-- God is good..All the time

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Tom Godfrey

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#14 posted 01-07-2013 02:54 PM

Great job as always. Think I may have to give plywood a try one of these days. Want know what its like until I try it.

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

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#15 posted 01-07-2013 02:55 PM

I like different ! Nice turning ,Jim : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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