Fractal Burned Bingo Money Barrel

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-11-2019 11:25 PM 451 views 2 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last project of the winter season here in Arizona. it is a mesquite bingo money barrel that has been fractal burned all the way around. It also has a dime in the top and a bayonet closure to lock the top on.(Bingo is a dime a game in our park)

It is finished with clear gloss lacquer.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#1 posted 03-11-2019 11:31 PM

man that came out real nice jim,the fractal pattern is perfect.great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 03-11-2019 11:32 PM

Looks great Jim, but photo 2 seems to show that you didn’t win often. ;)
I like it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 03-11-2019 11:33 PM

Really pretty Jim! Nice Job.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#4 posted 03-11-2019 11:59 PM

Beautiful! Really like the bayonet latch

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 03-12-2019 12:35 AM

I so want to try this, but my brain wont let me.
Had a bad “Shock” when I was a kid so don’t like electricity very much.
Love the outcome Jim.


-- 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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#6 posted 03-12-2019 12:42 AM

The fractal burning really put the “nice” in the work you do! Love it!

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

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#7 posted 03-12-2019 12:44 AM

Gorgeous piece!
You have this fractal burning down to art!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 03-12-2019 01:32 AM

Whoa! Very nice application of the fractals.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#9 posted 03-12-2019 03:31 AM

I can not agree more with the comments above. Beautiful job. The burning almost looks symmetric.

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

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#10 posted 03-12-2019 04:31 AM

HOT “Bingo”!

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

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#11 posted 03-12-2019 07:16 AM

Looking good Jim, you have just about mastered the burning process. How many Elves have you fried so far?

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#12 posted 03-12-2019 11:07 AM

Just getting into this type of accents. So many different ways to make cool images. Nice looking piece.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 03-12-2019 03:12 PM

Turned out great

-- Ty

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#14 posted 03-12-2019 03:26 PM

I think you have got the hang of fractal burning Jim. Nicely done.

-- 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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#15 posted 03-12-2019 05:09 PM

A ” “DIME” good job!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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