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Sycamore Cup

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Project by BCDesign posted 04-05-2015 12:46 AM 1341 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a kuksa style cup out of a sycamore blank,I used a mixture of handtools and powertools to make the cup.I got to use my favourite wine rack as a template again to route out the bowl of the cup.
I finished it to 600grit,oiled and waxed it.The cup is a present for my friend.I made a video of the process of making the cup please have a look subscribe and share thanks!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos





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lew

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#1 posted 04-05-2015 01:11 AM

Nice looking cup!

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

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Tooch

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#2 posted 04-05-2015 01:20 AM

the finish really does the cup justice, nice work.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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BCDesign

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#3 posted 04-05-2015 01:32 AM

Thanks Lew and Tooch!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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Cedar Furniture Lodge

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#4 posted 04-05-2015 02:13 AM

I love that, I enjoyed the video too.

-- "The Cedar King"

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BCDesign

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#5 posted 04-05-2015 07:50 AM

Thanks Todd!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#6 posted 04-05-2015 09:43 AM

So where is the Guinness to test it out?

-- Regards Robert

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BCDesign

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#7 posted 04-05-2015 10:35 AM

Haha its only a small cup its not big enough for a Guinness!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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robscastle

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#8 posted 04-05-2015 11:34 AM

So make a bigger one !

-- Regards Robert

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BCDesign

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#9 posted 04-05-2015 03:58 PM

Hmmm,that would make a good video, a 6ft tall Guinness kuksa!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 04-05-2015 08:35 PM

I like it ashe. Thanks for the video of the build.

-- 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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BCDesign

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#11 posted 04-05-2015 09:17 PM

thanks Lee!!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#12 posted 04-05-2015 11:55 PM

Love the cup.what kind of template is that and what bit did you use.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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BCDesign

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#13 posted 04-06-2015 05:14 AM

Hey Marty,the template is a cheap wine rack I picked up in the super market as soon as I seen it I knew it would be a perfect template,it cost €7 and there was 2 in the box.i have used it for a few different projects now.heres a link http://www.rothoshop.ch/en/Boxes/Household-supplies/Wine-rack-acrylic.html The bit is a trend radius cutter

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#14 posted 04-06-2015 08:55 AM

Well maybe not quite that big!

I would be dead!

-- Regards Robert

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#15 posted 04-07-2015 05:56 AM

Nice little cup.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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