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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-04-2019 08:50 PM 549 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mesquite Mortar and Pestle that I started in Arizona and finished when I got home. It is 3 1/2” in diameter and 3 1/2” high and finished with Danish oil and buffed and waxed with Carnuba wax.

Cheers, Jim

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





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#1 posted 04-04-2019 09:03 PM

another piece of art,Jim
I hope its grill this weekend

-- bambi

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#2 posted 04-04-2019 09:05 PM

Beautiful! I love the finish and the way it shines.

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

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#3 posted 04-04-2019 09:17 PM

Nice finish on that, I like it.

-- 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. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#4 posted 04-04-2019 09:33 PM

Ditto with Jerry, that’s a nice finish!

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

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#5 posted 04-05-2019 12:37 AM

Mesquite is another lovely wood….Nicely turned Jim.
Did you use your Buffer on it? Regards, Cliff.

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

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#6 posted 04-05-2019 12:40 AM

it made me smile looking at the smile on it GREAT JOB :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 04-05-2019 12:50 AM

I see you kept yourself busy in Arizona.

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#8 posted 04-05-2019 01:30 AM

Nice mortar and pestle Jim. Love the finish.

-- Keith

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#9 posted 04-05-2019 01:46 AM

Nice turning and great looking finish.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 04-05-2019 02:16 AM

Very well done, and beautiful to look at.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#11 posted 04-05-2019 04:32 AM

Beautiful classic kitchen utencil…not very often used here, now

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 04-05-2019 10:06 AM

Just in time e to muddle some mint for the Kentucky Derby and mint juleps!

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

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#13 posted 04-05-2019 10:22 AM

Great looking Mortar and Pestle Jim! Nice work!

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

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#14 posted 04-05-2019 11:07 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments! I had started this in Arizona but could not decide on the outside shape for the mortar so I finished it with a “hold down” flange on the bottom and I did use my buffing wheels here in my Michigan shop.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#15 posted 04-05-2019 01:36 PM

Beautiful

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