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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 359 days ago 825 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two trivets I made for the order from my daughter. She needs one so she’ll have a choice.
The dark one is made from a piece of Pistachio wood (4 5/8” dia.) from the scrap pile at the sawmill in Casa Grande. I just glued a spigot to the back and turned it round and added a few grooves.

The lighter one is maple ( 5 3/4” dia.) with a 1/2” walnut core. The faces are 1/8” so I just cut grooves through the faces on both sides to expose the walnut.

They are both finished with Behandla salad bowl finish and can be easily washed after use.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!





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stefang

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#1 posted 359 days ago

Always nice to have trivets handy. These are both real nice Jim. My grandkids have made some trivets with the scroll saw and they get used a lot.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#2 posted 359 days ago

Nice, simple, and very useful. Will that finish hold up to a hot pot or pan? Thnx in advance.

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

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MShort

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#3 posted 359 days ago

Great looking trivets !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 359 days ago

Thanks, Guys!!

Hi Roger. I hope the finish holds up to hot stuff. i know the raw wood would be okay but I thought it needed a little something and I did not want to use lacquer. I put the rings on them to cut down on the contact area…........we’ll see!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Mark

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#5 posted 359 days ago

Nice work and design. I sometimes wish that I would have never started on this site. I see so many things on here that I want to copy/make that I will need to live to be 100 years old to complete my project list. Thanks Jim!

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun

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sink_tinkler

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#6 posted 359 days ago

How did you cut the grooves in those?

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 359 days ago

Hi Sink-tinkler. When I had the maple part spinning in the lathe, I marked off the spacing with a pencil and then plunged straight in with a 1/4” round nose scraper that I made from a metal lathe tool bit . I did the back side the same way in the Longworth chuck.

On the dark one. I plunged in with a 1/8” round nosed bit…........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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mafe

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#8 posted 359 days ago

Great looking and what wonderful wood, the pistachio.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 359 days ago

Looking good, nice job.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 358 days ago

COOL twist on an old item…

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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majuvla

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#11 posted 358 days ago

Simple but efficient

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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harry1

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#12 posted 357 days ago

What a nice design Jim, I’m now going to add a Longworth chuck to my list of things to make. I’m sure you know that it is an Australian invention ( I had to get that in!)

-- Harry, Western Australia

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 357 days ago

These are very nice and practical, Jim.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 357 days ago

G’day,Harry. I did not know that about the Longworth chuck. But it figures. The Aussies invented the jet drive for boats too. I saw the original one in the museum down there!!............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 356 days ago

Great job. Nice idea.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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