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Forum topic by Jim Jakosh posted 05-02-2018 06:51 PM 791 views 1 time favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim Jakosh

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05-02-2018 06:51 PM

Today I was honored to receive a Ringmaster Bowl from my newest LJ buddy, Recycle1943 ( Dick from Malvern Ohio). Thank you very much, Dick…it is a beauty!!!!!. I am amazed at how you can put the radiused pieces in there.
I sent you my E mail so you can send me some shots of the layup of the individual pieces.

This will be a treasure..I cannot make patterns like this the way I make bowls!!

Cheers, Jim

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


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hoss12992

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#1 posted 05-02-2018 07:05 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 05-02-2018 07:08 PM

That is a wonderful gift, Jim, and I’m sure that you are very proud to have received such a beautiful bowl as that. Dick did a fine job on it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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lew

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#3 posted 05-02-2018 07:15 PM

WOW!

What a beautiful gift!

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

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Woodknack

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#4 posted 05-02-2018 07:18 PM

Nice work Dick, very generous.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 07:31 PM

Ringmaster is kinda pricey in my book. But I always like the results.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#6 posted 05-02-2018 07:49 PM

Wow, a real work of art. A treasured gift for sure!!

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 05-02-2018 08:03 PM

That is a VERY NICE gift!

Super craftsmanship… It would be interesting to see pictures on how it was put together…

VERY COOL!!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 05-02-2018 08:30 PM



WOW!

What a beautiful gift!

- lew


Great work!

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

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UncleBuck

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#9 posted 05-02-2018 08:31 PM

very nice

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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Woodmaster1

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#10 posted 05-02-2018 10:37 PM

Real nice bowl! Are you sure you can accept it since it is from buckeye country and your in wolverine land. LOL

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recycle1943

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#11 posted 05-02-2018 11:52 PM


Real nice bowl! Are you sure you can accept it since it is from buckeye country and your in wolverine land. LOL

- Woodmaster1


No problem – I sent it to the chaplain at OS and he desensitized it so now it’s non-confrontational

Lol lol

-- 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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anthm27

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#12 posted 05-03-2018 12:18 AM

Hi Jim,
seems you are as lucky as my wife here in Hong Kong. She also received one last week and loves it.
The bowls are of course truly amaxing, well done to Dick, great job.
More about how my wife received her bowl can be read here at this link,

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/272778

oh and some pics.
Kind Regards
Anthony

-- To be a true artist one must stick to their own thought process

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 05-03-2018 05:12 AM

A great gift from a fellow LJ Jim.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 05-03-2018 11:30 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments. I just met dick and he is a very talented and generous person. he explained the working of a Ringmaster. I have heard of them but have never see one. This makes Dick another woodworker who works in thousandths in his shop. Making these fine bowl requires very accurate set up using a digital caliper..i love it!!

Here is the link the the Ringmaster site: http://ringmasterlathe.com/

Take a look at some of the pieces that were posted there. Imagination is the only limiting factor to these designs!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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doubleDD

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#15 posted 05-03-2018 04:11 PM

LJ friends are some of the best. Dick made a great looking bowl bowl for you and I see you are already interested in how it’s done. Best to both of you.

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

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