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Chestnut Bowl #65

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 363 days ago 1077 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the sister bowl to #64- the other half of the log. It finished up at 6 1/2” x 2 1/4 high w/ 1/8” wall.
I was getting tired of making the typical convex outer shape bowl so I made this one concave. It is chestnut wood and 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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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 363 days ago

Wow! Jim I think I might like this one more than #64! I do like the shine on #64 better than the matte on this one,
Great shape!! I really like the concave shape of this!!
Keep up the great work, thank you for sharing!!

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 363 days ago

Another outstanding bowl! Very, very nice.

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

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wiswood2

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#3 posted 363 days ago

Very nice .
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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whitebeast88

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#4 posted 363 days ago

beautiful,great work.love the grain pattern.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 363 days ago

Another beautiful kin to the other one… COOL work!

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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aussiedave

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#6 posted 363 days ago

Beautiful looking bowl Jim, the wood grain looks really good…you did a great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 363 days ago

beautiful bowl. the colour and grain of the chestnut is really nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Bob Collins

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#8 posted 363 days ago

Another nice bowl Jim, like the shape and the grain.

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

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RussellAP

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#9 posted 363 days ago

The end grain on chestnut is worse than yellow pine, isn’t it? I’m curious, is that American chestnut or Asian? They still sell some American chestnut, but it’s mostly from dug up dead trunks that tend to be very wormy.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 363 days ago

Nice shape Jim

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

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sedcokid

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#11 posted 363 days ago

Beautiful Jim! Great Job!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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MShort

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#12 posted 363 days ago

Chesnut sure has some beautiful grain patterns to it. Nice shape on your bowl.

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

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stefang

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#13 posted 363 days ago

Another great bowl Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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doubleDD

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#14 posted 362 days ago

Another fine bowl Jim. Your right about changing shapes of things you turn. The more you do different shapes the more interesting it is. Keep them coming.

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

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ShopTinker

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#15 posted 362 days ago

That’s a very nice bowl. I like color, grain pattern, and the shape too.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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