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Project by shimmy posted 1921 days ago 1452 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wedding present for my niece. It’s 6” tall and turned out of silver maple.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1921 days ago

Thats pretty darn pretty well done

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bigwoodturner

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#2 posted 1921 days ago

I agree nice job, these are very enjoyable projects.

-- Dale

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Marpintero

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#3 posted 1921 days ago

My girlfriend is amazed… Very beauty job for a present.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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BTKS

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#4 posted 1921 days ago

Wow.
Were the rings broken and reglued to be intertwined or turned that way?
The happy couple will cherish this gift.
BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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woodbutcher

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#5 posted 1921 days ago

shimmy,
Very nicely done! I hope you will not be offended by this question, and it’s not bent to be, of an interrogatory nature. Did the goblet,stem and base always remain one piece through out the turning processes? The intertwined rings do raise a lot of questions for us nosey types! Congratulations on an excellent turning, your niece has an extremely talented Uncle. I’m sure she will enjoy it for many years to come.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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lew

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#6 posted 1921 days ago

OK, How did you do it?

Beautiful Goblet!

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

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shimmy

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#7 posted 1921 days ago

One ring is broken and then the break is glued back together and sanded and refinished. It is one piece of wood and if it looks crooked it could be my picture taking, although it did start moving after I turned the stem so technically it may be crooked just a little bit. 8:)

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