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Spalted Beech Bowl #69

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 203 days ago 930 views 3 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a traditional shaped bowl. It was a piece of a log that was always in my way by the door in the barn so I processed it into something. I didn’t know how pretty it was until I got the bark off of it! It has some punky areas near the rim and I used some 2-part clear coating, that they pour on table tops, to seal up all the punky stuff. I taped the inside and poured it on the outside and it soaked all the way through 3/4” thick section.
It is called EnviroTex Lite Acabado Brillante Pour On High Gloss Finish and I got it at Menards.

This bowl is 9 14” Dia. 3 1/2” high and 1/8” wall.
It is finished with Tripoli, White Diamond and Carnuba Wax

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...............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!





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CalgaryGeoff

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#1 posted 203 days ago

I love the shape and spaulted figure.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Dick

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#2 posted 203 days ago

Really like that spalting! Great job!

-- Dick

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 203 days ago

That bowl looks fantastic! Nice work!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 203 days ago

The natural beauty of wood never ceases to amaze me. Nice work Jim.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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peteg

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#5 posted 203 days ago

Pic # 1 Jim really show the timber just fabulously, looks a fairly thin wall you got there, well done with #69
Pete

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

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WayneC

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#6 posted 203 days ago

Lovely Bowl. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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MarkTheFiddler

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#7 posted 203 days ago

I don’t know how you can get the wood to shave that thinly. Especially with the splaying. You have an incredible touch Jim.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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CFrye

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#8 posted 203 days ago

“always in my way” it was talking to you Jim. Glad you finally listened ;-)
Beautiful as usual! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Bob Collins

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#9 posted 203 days ago

Nice looking bowl JIm, I like the effect of the spalting and you have done it justice. Well done,

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

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 203 days ago

Such beautiful wood, great job on this a real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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michelletwo

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#11 posted 203 days ago

wow, the fancy doorstop wood is very pleasing, and you did a great job turning it to show off that .

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Blackie_

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#12 posted 203 days ago

Ya never know what lies beneath the surface :) I’ve ran across this situation before, very nice bowl Jim.

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majuvla

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#13 posted 203 days ago

Keep on counting (turning)!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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aussiedave

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#14 posted 203 days ago

A beautiful bowl Jim…the spalted beech looks great…always great seeing your turnings…:)

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

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jjw5858

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#15 posted 203 days ago

Really nice turning Jim. The spalting always makes for an extra interesting design. Great work!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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