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Project by toyguy posted 11-28-2010 08:11 PM 2355 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This morning I was inspired me to get off my duff, and turn a wedding goblet for an upcoming wedding. The happy couple are two of our closest golfing friends. I think that they will really appreciate this goblet.

This goblet is not yet finished. This is straight off the lathe; just a bit of shellac on it (I use this when sanding). Made of a piece of scrap cherry I have had lying around wanting to be something. 4 1/2” tall by 3” round. Very thin walled, light shines through it. A little thicker at the rim. I’m very happy with the way it “turned” out. This we be laser engraved with names and date…...... not sure what finish will go on yet.

Comments critiques advice welcome.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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sras

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#1 posted 11-28-2010 09:37 PM

Very impressive Brian! The interlocking rings have me pondering – seems to me that there is a good deal of hand work there. A very beautiful piece that should hold a lot of meaning as well as wine.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 11-28-2010 09:47 PM

Very nice, it looks like the rings interlock with each other. That must be a true lather’s trick to do that? Thanks for sharing.

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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MoreWoodPlease

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#3 posted 11-28-2010 11:54 PM

Sweet goblet! The interlocking rings has me stumped. Nice work.

-- Integrity is who we are when no one else is watching.

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#4 posted 11-29-2010 12:11 AM

Fantastic goblet Brian. I like the rings. That’s going to make an excellent gift.

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#5 posted 11-29-2010 01:10 AM

Outstanding work, I am sure they will be very greatful

-- Norman

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#6 posted 11-29-2010 01:57 AM

Interlocking rings :

No trickery here my friends…. Turn on the lathe during the process. Sometimes the skew is your friend !
After rings are cut they are taped to the cup to make room for turning the rest of the stem….. The bottom ring is then broke and routed through the top and re-glued ( cyano) .

Nothing to it at all. ............. and thanks for the kind words.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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sras

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#7 posted 11-29-2010 02:13 AM

Awww, and I thought you did it the hard way (I have no idea what the hard way is, but it would be really impressive!) Actually, this is still impressive.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 11-29-2010 02:45 AM

Fantastic wedding present. The interlocking rings a perfect for a wedding goblet.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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peteg

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#9 posted 11-29-2010 03:29 AM

Realy nice Brian, like the cup design, stem & stem connection, reminds me of thoes old style hollow stem glases you used to get for the Bubbly. Perfect wedding gift with the rings

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

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#10 posted 11-29-2010 03:33 AM

Brian,
This goblet is outstanding, I really like the design it is very nice! But the interlocking rings…..how did you do them? They really add to the project! Great Job!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 11-29-2010 06:36 PM

nice job.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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#12 posted 11-29-2010 07:03 PM

Well I want to be your golfing buddy. Heck I would even get divorced and remarried if I could get one of those. LOL A real Beaut. I might just go whip one of those out, NOT!!!!. If they don’t like it I have first dibs.

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

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shopmania

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#13 posted 11-29-2010 09:40 PM

Super job on the goblet! Very impressive!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#14 posted 11-30-2010 01:43 AM

Nice goblet Brian. I love the interlocking rings. I thought maybe you were having an eye problem, but it turns out you did it on purpose, LOL.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 11-30-2010 05:49 AM

Very nice job, love the shape. I’m sure there gonna love this.

-- RStadler

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