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Project by Roper posted 1332 days ago 1006 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- www.roperwoodturning.com





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branch

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#1 posted 1332 days ago

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

branch

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Flemming

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#2 posted 1332 days ago

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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sedcokid

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#3 posted 1332 days ago

Roper,
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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tomd

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#4 posted 1332 days ago

Beautiful turning, nice job.

-- Tom D

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Kindlingmaker

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#5 posted 1331 days ago

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

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

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scrappy

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#6 posted 1331 days ago

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.

Scrappy

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

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wseand

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#7 posted 1331 days ago

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.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1331 days ago

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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mahadevwood

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#9 posted 1331 days ago

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

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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Roper

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#10 posted 1331 days ago

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- www.roperwoodturning.com

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wseand

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#11 posted 1331 days ago

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

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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