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A couple of She-oak pieces

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Project by BobWemm posted 01-13-2019 06:15 AM 732 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cheese & Cracker tray, man I love the grain in this wood. It is 15.5in dia. and 2inch thick. Sanded to 400 and sprayed with clear varnish.
I’m really pee’d off because I forgot the put my name on before the finish.
The lidded box is 5 1/2 in dia. and 7 in tall. This is also sanded to 400 and then finished with Shellawax Glow.
Hope you like them and Thanks for looking.
C & C welcome.

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





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#1 posted 01-13-2019 06:22 AM

Great looking pieces Bob. Well done.
By tomorrow, this will be a Daily Top 3.
When you do remember to put your name on, include at least the year . . . the antique dealers of the future will be very thankful when they try to value these beauties. ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 01-13-2019 06:28 AM

Wow those are beautiful, first class. I like the base on the one, A new great idea. Do they have He-oak.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-13-2019 06:48 AM

Dang, those are beautiful !!! Design, wood grain, finish, picture in middle, everything just goes together great. Excellent job. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#4 posted 01-13-2019 07:12 AM

amazing pieces,mate

-- bambi

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#5 posted 01-13-2019 07:21 AM

You gotta be kidding.
You know, when someone expresses doubt that there is a God, I like to ask them to, prithee, explain Beethoven, or Bach, or Rembrandt, or Brothers Benji Reyes or Bert Flores, etc. (I could go on. You want me to go on? I could pull a dozen names off the top pf my head, right here in Jumberjocks.) Where did all that come from?, I ask. Touched by the hand of God, say I. Whether you believe it or not. (One of the names I could mention, and I won’t, claims he’s an atheist.)
Now, my brethren, I implore thee. Observe the Honorable Bob, and the gift he has been given.

Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though ‘twere his own. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Brother Bob has brought me joy, this day.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 01-13-2019 09:19 AM

Hey Brian, yes mate, we call it Bull-oak. Not as pretty as this stuff though.

Mark, Thank you man, I am dumbfounded, but thankful.

So glad you like them.

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

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#7 posted 01-13-2019 10:26 AM

Nice shape and finish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-13-2019 02:28 PM

Wow! Such outstanding beauty! What’s not to like Bob your work is absolutely stunning!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 01-13-2019 02:29 PM

Absolutely great Bob. I have to agree with you, every so often you turn a piece and find that perfectly even matched grain. It makes it look flawless.

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

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#10 posted 01-13-2019 03:52 PM

sort of a left handed compliment but the grain pattern takes away from the outstanding workmanship

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#11 posted 01-13-2019 03:54 PM

Beautiful piece very nice work.

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#12 posted 01-13-2019 05:01 PM

WOW! those are beauties! The grain really is awesome.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#13 posted 01-13-2019 08:18 PM

Beautiful!

-- John D, OP, KS

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#14 posted 01-13-2019 10:22 PM

Bob, a well deserved ‘Top 3 award’.

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

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#15 posted 01-13-2019 11:50 PM

Both beautiful pieces, Bob. Is there also a He-oak?

Cheers, Jim

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

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