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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 431 days ago 1038 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!!





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jack1

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#1 posted 431 days ago

Nice looking design.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#2 posted 431 days ago

Jim good job. Like the bowl setting on top

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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nomercadies

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#3 posted 431 days ago

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"

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 431 days ago

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 431 days ago

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: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Rustic

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#6 posted 431 days ago

Looks great Jim.

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 431 days ago

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

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

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stefang

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#8 posted 431 days ago

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.

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 431 days ago

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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DaveGlx

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#10 posted 430 days ago

Great looking stand mate. Well done.

-- Dave -

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HillbillyShooter

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#11 posted 430 days ago

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

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 430 days ago

These are all nice.

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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Grumpy

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#13 posted 430 days ago

Beautiful work Jim.

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

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harry1

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#14 posted 430 days ago

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

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WoodenFrog

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#15 posted 430 days ago

Love them All!! Great Job!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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