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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 07-06-2019 02:57 AM 789 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 10” cherry bowl that is 3 3/4” high and finished with Danish Oil and 3 stage buffed and waxed.

I was cleaning out the barn, making room for the cheap bandsaw I put in there and sorted out all the logs that were in the barn for years. Many were cracked from end to end and those I split and put on the firewood pile. This cherry log was one of them but I saved half of it because it did not have full length cracks. I had a lull in projects so I turned this bowl to see how it would come out. I had to fill some cracks with turquoise powder and then finished the turning.

Cheers, Jim

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





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Grumpy

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#1 posted 07-06-2019 03:36 AM

Great result Jim, nice piece of wood as well.

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

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#2 posted 07-06-2019 04:26 AM

Nice save Jim, you did a great job. Like the wood grain.

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

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#3 posted 07-06-2019 05:26 AM

Well done Jim. I like your method of treating the cracks with turquoise powder. It adds a unique touch. ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 07-06-2019 05:36 AM

One clean smooth shape

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-06-2019 06:27 AM

Very pretty, Jim.

When you say “turquoise,” do you mean crushed, powdered, or something else with a turquoise color. I ask because, in a recent post, you spoke of turquoise “paint.”

-- Mark

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#6 posted 07-06-2019 11:26 AM

Nice!

-- Petey

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 07-06-2019 11:27 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

Hi Mark. This has turquoise powder set in with CA glue. I did use paint on one of the fractal burned pieces. I used paint there because you have to sand when using powder and I did not want to sand away the fine detail in that burned piece.

cheers, Jim

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

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#8 posted 07-06-2019 11:33 AM

looking good!

-- marshall peterson, north carolina

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#9 posted 07-06-2019 12:49 PM

Nice find Jim and a large enough bowl for some nice goodies. Love the cherry.

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

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lew

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#10 posted 07-06-2019 01:35 PM

I really like the “foot” on this one, Jim!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 07-06-2019 01:38 PM

Thanks Peter, Dave and Lew.

Hi Dave, you should have seen all the cherry, walnut and chestnut logs I had to burn because they split- probably 30 bowls worth!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#12 posted 07-06-2019 01:55 PM

a very beautiful bowl will look fantastic after uv hits that lovely cherry GREAT JOB :<)))) GRATZ TOP 3

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

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bushmaster

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#13 posted 07-06-2019 01:57 PM

That just cherry in the sense of the word.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 07-06-2019 03:47 PM

Thanks Tony and Brian.

cheers, Jim

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 07-06-2019 05:29 PM

Very Nice… COOL…

Nice SAVE… Good job!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/albums/users/joe-lyddon.1389/

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