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Yew Goblet

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 08-24-2014 08:58 PM 453 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This goblet is made from Yew and stands 7 3/4” tall and 2 1/2” at its widest point the rings are 3/16”.
The last picture is of the third ring that I broke off as I only wanted the two, I always cut an extra one in case of an accident if not then I select the worst one to be broken off. I turn the rings with standard tools and a couple of home made ones from Allan keys (Wrenches) as I do not own any of the ring forming tools

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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crowie

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#1 posted 08-24-2014 10:17 PM

Very cleave workmanship Derek…. I was thinking you might have to “super glue” the ring back together on the goblet…..silly me….the timber is pretty…well done sir….

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

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#2 posted 08-25-2014 09:47 PM

lovely clean turning Derek, looks a great finish
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 08-27-2014 10:32 AM

Nice piece of turning! I love working in Yew, such a beautiful wood!

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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