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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 08-07-2015 10:19 AM 1116 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A goblet with two trapped rings was my project for today. The purpose of the project is to test my own design ring cutter chisels. I opened the rings in the handle of two wrenches, and sharpened them to do the job of ring cutter chisel. One to cut from the right and the second one from the left, photos # 3 & 4. The result, as you see, was successful. I am still able to use both tools as wrenches. I’m excited about it.
In fact, I, successfully, cut three rings just in case I loos one. In the end I intentionally break one of them because I needed only two to call it engagement rings goblet.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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toyguy

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#1 posted 08-07-2015 10:27 AM

good idea for a ring tool.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 08-07-2015 11:32 AM

Great idea with the wrenches Sam and a very nice engagement goblet. The rings look great.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 08-07-2015 01:19 PM

Sam that’s a nice piece of work and very creative with making those tools.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 08-07-2015 01:48 PM

That is a great piece, Sam. Do you have a picture of the wrench and how you shaped it to do the cuts?

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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#5 posted 08-07-2015 05:59 PM

Now that’s cool- Thanks for the idea, Sam!

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

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#6 posted 08-07-2015 07:00 PM

Nice work Sam. I’m sure it will be a treasured memento for the couple.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 08-07-2015 07:02 PM

very useful,thanks for idea
goblet is as usual…artistic

-- bambi

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 08-07-2015 10:14 PM

Neat trick using the wrenches. But couldn’t you just turn the wrench over to cut the opposite side?

Oh and the goblet is beautiful!

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#9 posted 08-08-2015 01:12 AM

Sam, you are the man. Thats a great idea on the ring tools. Nice job on the Goblet.

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

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