Chestnut Bowl #65

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 07-31-2013 at 07:59 AM 1098 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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#1 posted 07-31-2013 at 08:07 AM

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.....

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#2 posted 07-31-2013 at 09:32 AM

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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#3 posted 07-31-2013 at 12:04 PM

Very nice .

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#4 posted 07-31-2013 at 03:08 PM

beautiful,great the grain pattern.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 07-31-2013 at 03:18 PM

Another beautiful kin to the other one… COOL work!

Thank you.

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

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#6 posted 07-31-2013 at 03:44 PM

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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#7 posted 07-31-2013 at 04:16 PM

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 07-31-2013 at 04:40 PM

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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#9 posted 07-31-2013 at 05:04 PM

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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#10 posted 07-31-2013 at 06:46 PM

Nice shape Jim

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

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#11 posted 07-31-2013 at 07:15 PM

Beautiful Jim! Great Job!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 07-31-2013 at 08:50 PM

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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#13 posted 08-01-2013 at 01:47 AM

Another great bowl Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 08-01-2013 at 10:31 AM

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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#15 posted 08-01-2013 at 04:20 PM

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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