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Project by majuvla posted 07-27-2013 07:31 AM 1511 views 5 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Marc Spagnuolo video No. 130. Made from one piece of walnut. Quite funny experience when making this. Present for my wife, to put nuts, peanuts, pistaccios etc in it on Chrismas table.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-27-2013 11:09 AM

Hi Ivan. That is a very neat bowl!! Did you do it with a router and a pattern cutter it?

Cheers, Jim

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

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dustyal

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#2 posted 07-27-2013 12:34 PM

Hmmm, thought acorns grew on oak trees… not walnuts… Don’t walnuts grow on walnut trees? LOL I can’t recall what a peanut tree looks like… (uh, sorry… )

Nicely done… Never tried this… think I will file it away for future reference… could be a fun project with right set up.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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JohnnyStrawberry

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#3 posted 07-27-2013 03:54 PM

Nice bowl Ivan, I like it.
I must get into making this kinda bowls. :-)
Thanks for sharing.

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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majuvla

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#4 posted 07-27-2013 05:57 PM

Thanks for coments. Yes Jim, it was made with patern and router. There is some symbolism in it since first three letters of my surname in english means ’’acorn’’ (’’ŽIR’’ ović).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mariva57

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#5 posted 07-27-2013 07:41 PM

Hello Ivan, a project of excellent workmanship. For the finish what you used.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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majuvla

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#6 posted 07-27-2013 08:09 PM

Just usual glossy warnish, 3 layers. I don’t have much choice here. In stores you can by only glossy or non glossy warnish and some one or two types of wooden oils. In US as I can see there are planty of finishes with possibilities that I can’t even imagine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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JoeinGa

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#7 posted 07-27-2013 08:26 PM

Why wait for Christmas? I’d use it now! Looks great

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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mariva57

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#8 posted 07-27-2013 08:49 PM

You’re right, on us too hard to find certain materials.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Roger

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#9 posted 07-27-2013 11:20 PM

Santa will like the variety o nuts with his cookies & hot chocolate. Very nice. Looks gr8.

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

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OakHill

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#10 posted 07-28-2013 01:20 AM

Great design and functional as well. Excellent job!

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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majuvla

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#11 posted 07-28-2013 09:37 AM

I’ve just got message from LJ that I’m on daily top 3. I’m happy to get on Daily top 3 for the first time with my project. Thanks to all for coments and supportive words.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 07-28-2013 03:17 PM

Nice work, Ivan. Congratulations.

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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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 07-30-2013 03:51 PM

So lovely, like the acorn design on gorgeous walnut and the finish is flawless. Outstanding work!

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kiefer

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#14 posted 08-02-2013 04:23 AM

That is a nice tray/bowl and will be nice to have at Christmas.
Love the acorn shape ,well done my friend !

-- Kiefer 松

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majuvla

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#15 posted 08-02-2013 11:39 AM

Thanks Kiefer

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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