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Fractal Burned Pecan Shoehorn

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-13-2019 09:04 PM 978 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a shoehorn shaft I turned in Arizona and I ran out of kits so I brought it home. I wanted to see what one would like with the Lichtenburg Fractal figures all down it so I burned it and inlaid it with turquoise paint.

it is finished with semi 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 05-13-2019 09:35 PM

that is just beautiful jim,youve mastered the fractal process.nice job.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 05-13-2019 11:15 PM

Looks great Jim, nice idea with the paint.

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

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#3 posted 05-13-2019 11:38 PM

Really beautiful Jim!

-- 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 05-14-2019 12:19 AM

Looks good Jim! Nice work!

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

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#5 posted 05-14-2019 12:52 AM

That’s awesome

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

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#6 posted 05-14-2019 01:15 AM

Very Cool!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#7 posted 05-14-2019 02:19 AM

Beautiful piece Jim. I like the turquoise addition.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 05-14-2019 02:58 AM

Awesome Jim, the burning and the turquoise are perfect.

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

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#9 posted 05-14-2019 03:03 AM

Very artistic Jim.

Now a fellow LJ wants to learn all about it but he is a bit shy of the process.

I think its something he could set up in his workshop reorg which is currently (no pun intended) underway.

-- Regards Rob

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#10 posted 05-14-2019 03:09 AM

A great effect there Jim.

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

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#11 posted 05-14-2019 06:24 AM

Great work and great finish.

Cliff

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

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#12 posted 05-14-2019 07:25 AM

Extraordinary, Jim.
Do us one little favor, though, okay? Make us a couple more photos on a dark background, please. Okay? You can load them into a comment box. That’d be great. Just a couple. So we can see it better. So we can get the full effect. Okay? Okay.

-- Mark

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#13 posted 05-14-2019 07:27 AM



Very artistic Jim.

Now a fellow LJ wants to learn all about it but he is a bit shy of the process.

I think its something he could set up in his workshop reorg which is currently (no pun intended) underway.

- robscastle

Robert: I’m sure you’re very competent, and all. But, I’d be very reluctant to set one of those up for someone else. For yourownbadself, sure. But, for someone else? That seems a huge risk.

-- Mark

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#14 posted 05-14-2019 11:42 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. I’m glad you liked it. I was very pleased with the pattern from the low variable voltage of my transformer..

Hi Rob, there a lot of videos on fractal burning on You Tube. But if you do make a burner, build it so it can be use very safely. I made high PVC handles on mine so I am far away from the tips. I did 3 demos in the barn this week and I can’t stress that enough.

Hi Mark….........Just for you…......I added 3 shots of the shoehorn in natural light on a darker background. I put a close up of the front and the back patterns.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#15 posted 05-14-2019 01:27 PM

Nice and interesting. There are newer two same sticks at yours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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