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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-11-2013 04:59 PM 1005 views 4 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ivan and Shannon got me to do this one!!!!Thanks to the both of you!!
This was a crotch bowl that had all of the top blow off because it was so punky and I threw it in the scrap barrel. Then after Ivan’s comment about not letting any wood get away and Shannon saw a ring tray in another piece, I pulled it out and turned and carved it to this shape and saved it from the fire!!
It is full of spalting and holes but I guess that gives it character.

It is 4 1/2” x 5 1/4” long and finished with clear satin spray.

Cheers, Jim

SOLD

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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MShort

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#1 posted 10-11-2013 05:17 PM

I like it. Nice Save !!!

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

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 10-11-2013 05:18 PM

Beautiful work Jim. I can see the difficultly in making these. Looks like you got the crotch well centered. Great save from the fire pit.

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

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sedcokid

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#3 posted 10-11-2013 05:26 PM

Another great save!! are those rings or bracelets? you didn’t mention the size just curious is all ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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wiswood2

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#4 posted 10-11-2013 06:00 PM

That is really nice. nice wood.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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#5 posted 10-11-2013 06:35 PM

Now you’re really DONE it!

That’s Beautiful!

... but, it’s not Valentines season yet… :)

Very COOL… Nicely shaped… Nicely done…

It is SO sweet!

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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#6 posted 10-11-2013 06:59 PM

Lots of character is good! I like it—the shape, the design, the wood and the execution.

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

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#7 posted 10-11-2013 07:26 PM

Looks great Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 10-11-2013 07:40 PM

great save..neat little tray

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#9 posted 10-11-2013 10:47 PM

Beautiful!!......and I learned something very positive from this one Jim….and that is the shape of a turning can be changed according to how the wood behaves while in the turning process…am I sort of on the right track??

Cliff.

PS: I AM HEADING OUT TO THE BACK YARD TO DO SOME MORE TRIMMING ( Wood Collection ) Ha Ha Ho Ho!!

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 10-11-2013 11:59 PM

Great save Jim, it now has a second life a a piece of art.

-- 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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#11 posted 10-12-2013 12:50 AM

Really awesome work Jim. Great work.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 10-12-2013 01:26 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments on this little dish. I have been blessed with a batch of some great looking wood in these crotches I collected. You just can stain or dye wood to get this color and pattern. I’m glad I pulled this one from the trash barrel.

Hi Cliff, this one was just about round when all the top blew off, I had to draw a heart pattern on it and sand it to get this shape. Some of the crotches approach a heart shape when you turn them, but not this one. It had help!!....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 10-12-2013 01:35 AM

Great piece of wood Jim, well done.

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

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#14 posted 10-12-2013 02:27 AM

Jim, from fire wood to a an incredible dish. Love the story. Brilliant save sir.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#15 posted 10-12-2013 02:38 AM

Nice save Jim, really like the spalted effect.

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

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