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I took the goblet to get it engraved. As the goblet was going to be a one year anniversary gift, the date was suppose to be 2006. But when they entered the date, they put 2007 without thinking. This has happened before but I just remounted the goblet and turned out the mistake and had it re-engraved, but this goblet is too thin. So a new goblet had to be turned. Since I didn’t have any more pear I used osage orange. Hopefully I can get it finished this weekend. I’ll post the finished goblet when finished, hopefully with the correct date.

Bobby
Louisiana





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mot

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#1 posted 2495 days ago

It’s a nice goblet. I like the look of interlocking rings.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Karson

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#2 posted 2495 days ago

It doesn’t look like interlocking rings on the osage orange. IS that something that you do after it is turned?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Drew1House

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#3 posted 2495 days ago

nice work… they gonna do the engraving free since they screwed up all your work?

-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2495 days ago

I feel the pain…. the dread that lies in those last moments of construction.. holding your breath, not wanting to screw up .. and then you do anyway… argh :(

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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scottb

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#5 posted 2495 days ago

Pear sure looks nice though…

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Greg Mitchell

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#6 posted 2495 days ago

Nice job Bobby!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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bryano

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#7 posted 2495 days ago

great goblet Bobby. the osage orange is beautiful.

-- bryano

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Douglas Bordner

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#8 posted 2495 days ago

I think the Osage Orange looks more dramatic, great grain. Maybe it was one of those cosmic accidents that happened with the pear, veering you to use Osage Orange (Bois d’Arc for you Texans, Hedge Apple in Kansas).

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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cajunpen

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#9 posted 2495 days ago

Nice Bobby – hope they get it right this time.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Thos. Angle

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#10 posted 2495 days ago

Great goblets. I never knew ol’ stinky Bo’doc could look so pretty. I’ll bet it takes the edge of the tools.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Bob #2

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#11 posted 2495 days ago

It turned out great any way.
Too bad you had to go around twice to get what you wanted but life is a lot like that.
You must show us how you turned the rings when you have time.

Bob

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

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MikeB

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#12 posted 2494 days ago

both are great!

-- MikeB, Aurora, Oregon

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Chip

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#13 posted 2494 days ago

That’s ashame about the mistake Bobby. It’s a beautiful piece. Maybe I’m missing something here but don’t you now have their second anniversary present ready to go… and the begining of a really nice tradition? I looked to see if “1st Anniversary” was stamped with the wrong year and, unless it’s on the other side, I don’t see it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Chip

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#14 posted 2494 days ago

Ok, that was a pretty stupid statement. I just realized how stupid it was. 2006 is the year they got married.
I was thinking… nevermind. D’oh.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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MsDebbieP

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#15 posted 2494 days ago

hey Chip.. not so stupid—I thought the same thing! Brilliant minds think alike :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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