Walnut Projects

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-24-2013 02:05 AM 1590 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first item is a walnut bowl stand finished with clear lacquer. I had some chip out inside and was going to scrap it but decided it would not show once the bowl as sitting on it. This is my test item for the new Zealand challenge that is almost done,Pete!!

The second Item I found when cleaning off the bench today. It is a stepped heart- a project that I tried on the scroll saw years ago but did not like how it came out. It has irregular gaps but at a craft show someone might like it.
It is finished with clear matte spray.

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

20 comments so far

View jack1's profile


2117 posts in 4224 days

#1 posted 05-24-2013 02:08 AM

Nice looking design.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

View Ronald G Campbell 's profile

Ronald G Campbell

981 posts in 2201 days

#2 posted 05-24-2013 02:13 AM

Jim good job. Like the bowl setting on top

-- Ron Campbell

View nomercadies's profile


590 posts in 2535 days

#3 posted 05-24-2013 02:17 AM

Busy, busy, busy. How did you get the ten mile deep looking finish on the bowl stand? Several coats of … what did you use and how did you do it? Inquiring minds want to know.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

View doubleDD's profile (online now)


7868 posts in 2240 days

#4 posted 05-24-2013 03:31 AM

The stand is looking good. I like where your headed with it. The other, my heart is out to you.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

10317 posts in 4249 days

#5 posted 05-24-2013 03:37 AM

Nice & COOL projects!

#1 is Super cool… how did you get those holes in there while the lathe was turning? (LOL kidding)
... very cool finish…

Fun projects…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

View Rustic's profile


3254 posts in 3793 days

#6 posted 05-24-2013 04:17 AM

Looks great Jim.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

View peteg's profile


4423 posts in 3019 days

#7 posted 05-24-2013 07:18 AM

So now you’re a teaser Jim, I feel there is more to come :))
Man you are havin toooo much fun, I need to find a harder task for you. just knew I was letting you of easy:: )))
A big cheers to you Mate

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

View stefang's profile


16123 posts in 3531 days

#8 posted 05-24-2013 07:55 AM

Nice work Jim. Your bowl stand made me think about those cup holders some folks use to hold hot plastic coffee cups with. It would be nice to have one in wood instead of plastic.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

30047 posts in 2534 days

#9 posted 05-24-2013 08:26 AM

Jim, the finish on the stand is beautiful. Very classy piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View DaveGlx's profile


349 posts in 2641 days

#10 posted 05-24-2013 01:40 PM

Great looking stand mate. Well done.

-- Dave -

View HillbillyShooter's profile


5811 posts in 2489 days

#11 posted 05-24-2013 03:16 PM

Great job on the bowl stand!

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

View helluvawreck's profile


32087 posts in 3063 days

#12 posted 05-24-2013 04:28 PM

These are all nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View Grumpy's profile (online now)


24613 posts in 4047 days

#13 posted 05-25-2013 01:57 AM

Beautiful work Jim.

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

View harry1's profile


526 posts in 2481 days

#14 posted 05-25-2013 06:00 AM

You must be one of those people who only need a few hours sleep Jim because you must be putting in 16 hour days in order to produce so many quality items.

-- Harry, Western Australia

View WoodenFrog's profile


2737 posts in 3110 days

#15 posted 05-25-2013 07:49 AM

Love them All!! Great Job!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics