Last Supper Goblet

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Project by Neightdogg posted 11-02-2010 03:16 PM 4267 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I turned this goblet while taking a class with Terry Mitchell, a great teacher at Patrick Henry CC, and I am happy with the way it turned out. The cup is coated with a couple layers of Watco butcher block finish. This was my first time working with mahogany, and just as advertised it was a pleasure to work with, and although some say it is a boring looking wood I love the shimmer it lets off when the light hits it the right way. This cup gets used here and there when my wife and I remember the last supper with some bread and wine. Thanks for looking.

-- Nathan

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#1 posted 11-02-2010 03:22 PM

What a lovely and graceful piece.

-- Life is a sales job.

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#2 posted 11-02-2010 03:34 PM

Very nice lines.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 11-02-2010 03:35 PM

Elegant -amen!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 11-02-2010 03:45 PM

Love the shape of this Nathan. As mads says… elegant.

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

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#5 posted 11-02-2010 03:48 PM

Very nice turning. I like the wood – not boring at all. Has a rich look to it.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#6 posted 11-02-2010 04:21 PM

Very delicate looking with crisp lines…. I like it when a chalice doesn’t look so bulky and heavy…. you have to look at the piece again, to be sure it really is wood.

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#7 posted 11-02-2010 05:01 PM

beautiful turning, i once made the cup of Christ in a much simpler form. this is truely fit for the king of kings.

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

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#8 posted 11-02-2010 10:15 PM

nice proportions

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 11-03-2010 02:51 AM

Very nice turning.

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