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Cherry Bowl #59

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-09-2013 12:13 AM 883 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cherry bowl that was ordered last Sunday & to be done by the end of May. It is 7” in diameter and 3 1/4” high. Wall thickness is about 3/16” . It was a bit green when I started and has moved slightly since taking it off the lathe.

It is finished with several coats of clear matte spray.

SOLD

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 05-09-2013 12:40 AM

That cherry of yours comes up real sweet, I like the slight flair on the base it allows you do get a nice flat bottom on the inside.
BTW Jim, do you use a waterborne or spirit based spray?
Cheers Pete

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

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#2 posted 05-09-2013 12:45 AM

Another nice one Jim. I really like working with cherry. It seems to turn better for me than about any other wood I have used.
Thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 12:48 AM

Real nice bowl there Jim, I like the shape. I know they will really like it!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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TurnTurnTurn

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 12:54 AM

Great bowl!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 01:42 AM

beautiful bowl jim, ive been working with some wild cherry this year, and its got some figure that makes your eyes pop..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 05-09-2013 01:57 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. I like turning cherry better than a lot of woods too. Green maple and walnut are fun too!.

G’day , Pete. I use sprit based finish and have a few liquid spirits when I’m spraying too!! I wish I could get VB here in the states!! ..............Jim

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

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#7 posted 05-09-2013 02:09 AM

Great looking bowl Jim.

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

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#8 posted 05-09-2013 02:12 AM

You never fail to impress me Jim…. Nice project sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 06:17 AM

So many great projects lately, do you ever sleep or eat?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 06:44 AM

Very nice shape and the cherry looks great. A really nice turning.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 09:21 AM

Great looking bowl Jim, as Ivan asked when do you etc or have you got everything set up in the shop. Like the finish you got.

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

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SPalm

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#12 posted 05-09-2013 11:14 AM

Nice Jim,
I really like this one.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 05-09-2013 11:20 AM

Hi Bob and Ivan…........I don’t watch Commercial TV…half or more of what they project at you is commercials….......I have no time for that. I spend my time making projects in the shop. I don’t post half the stuff I do for other people and our church. I also do work for two high schools now besides being in the shop. I like to promote wood working and wood turning instead of seeing kids spend all their time texting and playing video games. I’ll support them any way I can to help them be creative and take pride in their work. I take my fine tip sharpie to the classes to make sure they sign and date their work.

The way I see it, you only go around once….make the best of it!!!!!..................Jim

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

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Roger

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#14 posted 05-09-2013 11:52 AM

Another fantastic bowl Jim. Cherry is another beautiful creation of nature. Wish it wouldn’t darken as much as it does

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

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#15 posted 05-09-2013 11:57 AM

Beautiful bowl—that cherry sure looks great!

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

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