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Project by woodnut posted 1601 days ago 1080 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a goblet turned from some spalted sweet gum. I all most waited to long to turn this wood, because it did have some pretty punky spots in it, but it all turned out. This also my first goblet. I have tried a few others, but all ended up in the burn pile. Thanks for looking and all comments are welcome.

-- F.Little





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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#1 posted 1601 days ago

Very nice! I know absolutely nothing about turning so have no idea of how an item such as this is turned but I sure like the results.

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1601 days ago

Very nice goblet plus great wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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FordMike

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#3 posted 1601 days ago

very cool whats the finish. This is SweetGum is that the same as our Liquid Amber?

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scrappy

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#4 posted 1601 days ago

Very nice goglet. Great shape and great wood.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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woodnut

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#5 posted 1600 days ago

The finish is blond shallac and wax. Thanks for looking guys.

-- F.Little

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Andrew

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#6 posted 1600 days ago

Thanks for sharing, it looks great.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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Roper

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#7 posted 1600 days ago

very nice, my only suggestion is that if you are going to make the cup so thin then the steam also needs to be thin.just my 2 cents.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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woodnut

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#8 posted 1599 days ago

Thanks Roper, I will take that in to account on the next one.

-- F.Little

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