Bowl #94..a save

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-23-2015 02:16 AM 1737 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a black locust bowl that was made for the guy who supplied the locust wood in Washington but he got a little mesquite added to it but not on purpose. I turned the bottom too thin and it came off in the finishing cut. So, I just added a piece of mesquite to save it. It is finished with mineral oil.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#1 posted 02-23-2015 02:28 AM

Good save Jim and I like the selection for wood difference too.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#2 posted 02-23-2015 02:31 AM

Nice save Jim. Waiting for the day when I do that;) now I know how to save it.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#3 posted 02-23-2015 02:40 AM

love it

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 02-23-2015 03:43 AM

A great save from a mishap Jim.

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

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#5 posted 02-23-2015 04:16 AM

The inside really shows off some nice grain,—really. Nice work. I like it better with the hole in it. Give it to him and tell him next time to give you a bigger piece.

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

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#6 posted 02-23-2015 04:44 AM

Nice idea to save the project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 02-23-2015 05:06 AM

Nice looking bowl Jim, and a great save.
Don’t you just love it when a bowl turns into a funnel.
The mesquite makes a nice contrast.
Thanks for sharing.


-- 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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 02-23-2015 05:14 AM

Nice Bowl Jim. The swirling grain is just great!!!!!! I am amazed at the freezing weather you are getting all over the USA. On the news the other night, even Alabama was freezing.



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

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#9 posted 02-23-2015 05:47 AM

No sooner said then you POP out another COOL bowl…

Very good, Jim!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#10 posted 02-23-2015 09:26 AM

Good save Jim, The mesquite bottom gives it a little more character.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 02-23-2015 10:53 AM

good look on addng the bottom. Any danger of the glue joint coming undone once its submerged in water while washing??

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#12 posted 02-23-2015 11:06 AM

Jim- the mesquite is a nice contrast to the locust. Overall an impressive save and another Jim original…. Nice

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#13 posted 02-23-2015 12:39 PM

I just did this same thing last night. Turned a hole right into the bottom mortise. Glad im not the only one :)


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#14 posted 02-23-2015 02:37 PM

Hey now, that hole in the bottom may be just what I need when I have my ice cream. No spoon required, just down the hatch.. lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#15 posted 02-23-2015 03:14 PM

Great looking bowl Jim

-- Ron Campbell

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