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Project by Tony posted 04-12-2009 06:14 PM 1412 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A traditional drinking vessel from Finland – The wood is Norwegian Maple (spalted), rescued from the firewood pile. The vessel is completely carved, drilled band-sawn and sanded by hand, with a little help from electricity (90%).

The vessel is about 4” high, the finish is sanding sealer and wax for the outside, the inside is finishing oil (4 applications) – not to sure how the oil will stand-up to the application of schnapps (Vodka) to the inside!.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (

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#1 posted 04-12-2009 06:21 PM

Simply…N I C E ! ! !

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#2 posted 04-12-2009 06:36 PM

Really like that. Great design as well as nice chunk of wood.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#3 posted 04-12-2009 06:50 PM

Neat idea Tony!
Don’t worry about the Schnapps in mine. I wont let it sit too long. <g>


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#4 posted 04-12-2009 07:17 PM

Another project I’m going to have to try!!!

That came out great Tony!!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#5 posted 04-12-2009 10:02 PM

Nice job Tony.

-- R

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#6 posted 04-12-2009 11:44 PM

Tony – I went through your Easter projects in reverse (4 to 1) and they are all great! Where do you find the time?

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#7 posted 04-13-2009 01:42 AM

Tony. A great project. Nice job on the log.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 04-13-2009 05:46 AM

that is really cool tony!!!

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#9 posted 04-13-2009 06:53 AM

Rustic Beauty

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 04-13-2009 10:21 AM

I think all 4 projects took about 6 to 7 hours to complete over 2 days (drying time for the stain mainly) – it is marvelous how the use of electricity speeds the process.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (

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