Turned Cup - Doug Fir

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Project by DBB posted 07-04-2017 10:09 PM 526 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently took a turning class, and got hooked. So found a lathe on Craigslist and tried it out on a scrap of 4×4 Douglas Fir left over from adding on to our house. After an afternoon of trial and error, ended up with this little cup. I covered it in epoxy so I could drink both hot coffee, and whisky on the rocks from it.

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#1 posted 07-04-2017 10:13 PM

Looks good, but be careful, heat like hot coffee will soften epoxy.

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#2 posted 07-05-2017 12:09 AM

Good start to your turning!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 07-05-2017 03:33 AM

Great first turning, douglas fir is a difficult wood for turning.

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#4 posted 07-05-2017 01:52 PM

You did a nice job on this cup.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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