Walnut Goblet with Ring

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Project by Roper posted 08-26-2010 11:39 PM 1501 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys and gals, well i just made a set of ring tools so i had to try them out and this was my first go round. This Walnut goblet is 7” tall, the cup is 3 ” across the top, and the foot is 2” the ring is 1 1/2 ”. Finished with salad bowl finish in case someone wants to drink out of it.All comments and questions welcome.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 08-26-2010 11:54 PM

hi nice goblet love the idea of the ring it is something diferent nice bit of turning


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#2 posted 08-27-2010 12:15 AM

sweet goblet!!! the ring on there is such a nice detail

congratulations, great job! :D

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#3 posted 08-27-2010 03:46 AM

This is one great goblet. I really like the ring detail and the fact that you made the tooling. Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 08-27-2010 06:00 AM

Beautiful turning, nice job.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 08-27-2010 06:47 AM

Elegance with a novel conversation piece all in one! Wonderful job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 08-27-2010 08:11 AM

Great goblet. Love the shape and the ring. In Richard Raffan’s video, he does this with a skew. I have tried and failed. haha Might have to check into some “ring making” tools.

Keep up the great work.


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

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#7 posted 08-27-2010 08:20 AM

So incredible, I am no turner and really don’t know what to ask, but if you could explain a little about how you did it, I would appreciate it. No real big explanation but is it one piece or were there multiple pieces. Pardon my ignorance.

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#8 posted 08-27-2010 03:06 PM

Very nice goblet. you did a nice job on getting nice and straight and nice finish. Apparently you made a very good ring tool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 08-27-2010 05:26 PM

Wonderful Goblet, I like your turning style, specially Ring, its very challenging design of goblet

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#10 posted 08-27-2010 08:48 PM

Thanks for all the great feedback guys and gals.wseand this goblet was turner out of one solid piece of walnut. i start by turning the cup and starting the stem, after the first inch of stem is done i pick a section and turn a bead with space on both sides so i can work. then i use a skew chisel to take out most of the waste, then when i think i have a round bead i use my ring tools to part the ring from the rest of the wood. hope this helps. thanks again.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#11 posted 08-27-2010 11:40 PM

Thanks Roper I was just interested in the process a bit.

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