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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 203 days ago 1352 views 2 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a shape I have been meaning to turn for a long time when I found the perfect piece of wood. I bought this slab of box elder shown in the last photo. It is 4” thick and 10” wide….& red through and through
The vase is 8” x 3” high. It would have been 1” higher but cracked pieces flew off at a regular rate until I got to something solid. It is about 5/32’ wall tapering to a sharp edge. I wish I could have saved all that pretty wood I cut to chips!!

It is finished with EEE and Shellawax.

Cheers, Jim

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





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 203 days ago

Very nice bowl Jim…looks awesome and the colour is beautiful. excellent turning.

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

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 203 days ago

That turned out great Jim. Beautifully shaped with great color. Some flying pieces and still utilizing most of the piece you started with is great. I have bad luck with box elder but some day hope to turn a successful piece.

-- --Dave-- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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wiswood2

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#3 posted 203 days ago

really, really nice. I wish I could find some of that wood to build some of my toys with.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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MShort

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#4 posted 203 days ago

Absolutely beautiful Jim. I really like the wide flare the you put on the vase. Awesome work.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 203 days ago

Another SUPER COOL bowl!

Very nice, Jim!

That’s really very thin isn’t it?
... ever break if dropped?

COOL work as usual…

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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brianadams

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#6 posted 203 days ago

That’s an awesome piece Jim!

-- WestCoastWoods.weebly.com

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scrollingmom

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#7 posted 203 days ago

Very nice. I just love the color of Box Elder. You made that piece look good.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 203 days ago

Very, very attractive, with great finish.

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

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BENTWOOD

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#9 posted 203 days ago

It’s beautiful…almost looks like glass. Very well done!

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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WoodenFrog

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#10 posted 203 days ago

Beautiful Jim!! Just Beautiful!

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

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AngieO

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#11 posted 203 days ago

Wow. That looks amazing

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peteg

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#12 posted 202 days ago

A lovely rich coloured piece of timber Jim, you lucky devil we don’t get any of that down our way.
I like the shape you turned & the base which gives it some real elevation.
Well done Mate
Pete

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

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luv2learn

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#13 posted 202 days ago

You picked the ideal shape to show off the beautiful colors in this bowl.

-- 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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Bob Collins

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#14 posted 202 days ago

Really something beautiful Jim, box elder is hard to find down this way. You turned the shape great to bring out the fire look. Well done.

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

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fernandoindia

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#15 posted 202 days ago

great job for an awesome piece Jim!

-- Back home. Fernando

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