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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 12-21-2020 08:38 PM 750 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tried to make a variety of pins this time. Bottom one is pistachio, the middle one is mesquite and the top one is pecan with many worm tracks in it ( and turquoise inlay in all of them).

They are finishes with Danish oil and then mineral oil and buffed.

Cheers, Jim

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





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lew

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#1 posted 12-21-2020 08:47 PM

Nicely done, Jim!

My wife prefers the ones with the taper from the center to each end. Not sure why.

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

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#2 posted 12-21-2020 09:01 PM

As Limp Bizkit said :’’ keep rolling, rolling, rolling!.. ’’

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 12-21-2020 10:10 PM

A prize for those lucky enough to get one. Nicely done Jim.

-- 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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John Stegall

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#4 posted 12-21-2020 10:41 PM

Mesquite inlay? Your mesquite must be different than mine or I’m too old to spot it

-- jstegall

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#5 posted 12-21-2020 10:45 PM

double tap…

-- Think safe, be safe

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therealSteveN

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#6 posted 12-21-2020 10:47 PM

Hey that would make a great fish billy. I can see one in every boat, you’ll be riche…..


Mesquite inlay? Your mesquite must be different than mine or I’m too old to spot it

- John Stegall

John click enlarge, and cycle to the second pic. It’s a lot of Turquoise, hard to miss.

-- Think safe, be safe

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mafe

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#7 posted 12-22-2020 12:10 AM

The pistachio is my favourite.
Fine work Jim.
Best thoughts and merry Christmas,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 12-22-2020 01:05 AM

Nice looking pins Jim.
oui oui
wee wee
yes yes

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

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mel52

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#9 posted 12-22-2020 02:02 AM

Beautiful selection….. lew, I think the reason she likes the tapered ones are that you can change directions to cover a large area easier by moving one hand or the other a little faster than the other. A flat one just wants to go back and forth more often. And to answer your questions on how I know this, ” Ask me no questions and I will tell you no lies ”. LOL. Great job on these Jim !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#10 posted 12-22-2020 04:00 AM

Nice, the one you gave me is displayed in the kitchen, to nice to use.. Actually it is bent from I guess not being used.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#11 posted 12-22-2020 04:43 AM

SWEET!!!

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

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#12 posted 12-22-2020 05:03 AM

I REALLY like that mesquite one in the center…although I wouldn’t complain if I was the lucky recipient of any of them. Nice work.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 12-22-2020 05:35 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments. It is turquoise inlay and I changed it.
I try to make the center FLAT section half of the total length and make them 19” long, The pistachio piece had a big crack that showed up in the turning and had to be made shorter.
More are in the making!

Hi Brian. I think your pin was made from that cedar log. It must have dried out. Maybe it can be spun on the jointer to true it up!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#14 posted 12-22-2020 09:45 AM

Just keep those gorgeous rolling pins away for an angry lady as it’d be a crying shame to damage them across someone’s scone.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#15 posted 12-22-2020 11:30 AM

two outta 3 ain’t bad at all – not sure I could covet the pecan pin

-- 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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