Jam Carrier

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Project by jaykaypur posted 08-20-2013 02:01 AM 1496 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this from spalted maple. Holds 2 jam/jelly jars. The jam was made by me and is blackberry and plum. The carrier measures 8”L x 3 1/2”W x 3”H. The handle stands 7” tall and fits the hand perfect for picking it up and moving it. Finished with Howards CB oil and then polished with Howards wax. Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 08-20-2013 02:23 AM

Man, Jay, that’s some pretty wood!
Really love that handle, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-20-2013 02:32 AM

Nice job on the carrier, but that wood is outstanding—especially the way your design follows the wood grain!

-- 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 08-20-2013 05:13 AM

So sweet man! Really gorgeous wood and amazing execution.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#4 posted 08-20-2013 12:22 PM

good looker and a great idea.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 08-20-2013 12:25 PM

Jay, your design is very creative. Like the wood pattern, it would look nice in any kitchen.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 08-20-2013 01:47 PM

Now that’s very kool. We need a lot o these since the wifey has canned up about 30 half-pints o jalapeno, and banana pepper jellies. Oh, and, yes, they are ummm ummmm goooda.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 08-20-2013 01:50 PM

Very cool. Love the wood too!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 08-20-2013 02:12 PM

I think that is very nice and it all would make a wonderful gift for anyone.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#9 posted 08-20-2013 03:25 PM

totally cool…..another classic
good work

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#10 posted 08-21-2013 12:08 AM

Nice design and the wood is just unbelievable ,wish my wife made jam ,that would give me reason to make something like it .
Great to see you and you posting .
Take care Buddy and enjoy that jam.

-- Kiefer

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#11 posted 08-23-2013 02:39 PM

Fantastic carrier! The wood is stunning, great design. Love the handle and the jams are yummy. Great job!

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#12 posted 08-23-2013 04:13 PM

Beautiful use of material, really like the handle.
We just passed thru Va on our way to Maine for a wedding, awesome place!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#13 posted 08-06-2015 03:31 PM

Beautiful use of the figure in the wood!
Is it just glued up? Any concern with it letting go? I still consider myself a newbie and question whether I’m using a good joint for a project. LJ and your posts have kindled a fire … I hope my day job doesn’t suffer too much! :)

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