Goblet (Snifter?)

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Project by Mark Wilson posted 07-17-2018 06:24 AM 694 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jacaranda, I’m pretty sure. A set-aside from long ago. My new swan-neck hollower (never used one before) worked like magic.
8” Tall, 4” Fat. Finished with Danish Oil.

Inside photo:

-- Mark

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#1 posted 07-17-2018 06:34 AM

great job,mate

-- bambi

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#2 posted 07-17-2018 09:50 AM

Good looking Goblet Mark! Very nice grain. I never knew Jacaranda could look so good!
I tried growing a few of these trees from seed but one bad winter and I lost them all.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 07-17-2018 01:35 PM

Beautiful grain in that piece!

I really like the shape.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 07-17-2018 02:43 PM

It’s a very nice goblet and you’ve done a fine job on it. Congratulations!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 07-17-2018 03:28 PM

That’s a very detailed goblet Mark, looks awesome! I can see you spent some time getting a great finish on it, really shows off the nice wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#6 posted 07-17-2018 03:34 PM

Great piece!

Only problem, now others will want you to make more of them!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 07-17-2018 03:49 PM

nice job buddy that new lathe has turned you into a turning machine-pun intended-lol.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 07-17-2018 04:04 PM

Nicely done Mark. Your turning skills are impressive.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#9 posted 07-17-2018 05:25 PM

Interesting shape and turned details!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 07-17-2018 07:35 PM

I like.

Jacaranda at Hobbit House Makes it look like Gum with all the colors it can be. They do show one sample that looks just like yours, with the swirls, and the pecks that I thought it was for sure QS Sycamore when I first saw it.

Thanks for posting

-- Think safe, be safe

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#11 posted 07-17-2018 10:12 PM

Goblet, snifter, chalice, grail, cup, whatever You want to call it, I’ll just call it beautiful and leave it at that. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#12 posted 07-18-2018 12:21 AM

Nice shape & matching grain Mark.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 07-18-2018 01:55 PM

Real nice turning, Mark!! Lots of details on it.


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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