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Walnut Bowl #75

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-10-2014 01:17 AM 1324 views 5 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a demo bowl I did for the high school class last year and just got around to finishing it. It is black walnut – 6” dia. and 2” high with a 1/8” wall. It is finished with a clear glaze.

It will go in the display case at school for the next classes to view- kinda to get them interested in turning.

Cheers, Jim

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 04-10-2014 01:27 AM

They’ve got a great tutor Jim, lovely piece of Walnut turned with pride,
Pete

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

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#2 posted 04-10-2014 01:31 AM

what a beautiful bowl, walnut is my favorite hardwood, i know if i was a student in high school this would grab my attention…for sure…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 04-10-2014 01:39 AM

That’s a beautiful walnut bowl Jim, well done sir.

Exceptional finish as well.

Is this the clear glaze that was used?

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 04-10-2014 01:42 AM

Yes, that is the product!! It makes it shine instantly!!

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

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#5 posted 04-10-2014 01:44 AM

Thanks Jim, Krylon shall be purchased.

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#6 posted 04-10-2014 01:47 AM

Beautifully elegant bowl…and I love the way you finished the foot/base!

-- --I live for sawdust.

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#7 posted 04-10-2014 02:07 AM

Beautiful work – both with the walnut and the kids. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#8 posted 04-10-2014 02:16 AM

Good turning Jim. Show and tell for the class. I have a couple cans of that triple glaze I am waiting for that right project to use it on. Looks like it works great.

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

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#9 posted 04-10-2014 03:05 AM

COOL Bowl

COOL Finish!

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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#10 posted 04-10-2014 03:19 AM

Looks great. Also will be purchasing a can or three of that stuff

-- Witty signature line still pending

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#11 posted 04-10-2014 03:51 AM

Nice bowl and great finish Jim, do you buff before you put the clear glaze on?

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 04-10-2014 04:00 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

Hi Bob, I did not buff this one. Only sanded to 400….................cheers,Jim

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

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#13 posted 04-10-2014 04:14 AM

Curious Jim how you turned the bottom of the bowl….vacuum chuck?

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#14 posted 04-10-2014 05:23 AM

Beautiful bowl Jim,
I love the finish.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#15 posted 04-10-2014 10:06 AM

Very beautiful work

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

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