I'm in the cups, a segmented mug

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Project by ncdon posted 04-16-2011 01:21 PM 1661 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of three segmented turnings I submitted for acceptance in our local craftsman guild. The mug is
3 3/8 inches tall and 3 3/4 inches at the base and lip. The woods are Spanish Cedar and Red Heart. Counting the 3 piece handle and bottom it is made up of 100 pieces. The finish is paste wax over Poly Coat.
Oh by the way I was accepted.
Comments are always welcome

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#1 posted 04-16-2011 02:41 PM


Great looking cup. I like the redheart with the spanish cedar. Nice accent.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 04-16-2011 04:42 PM

Very Nice!! I am a beginner Turner and I can’t wait to teach myself how to do segmented turnings after seeing you mug!! Thanks for sharing!

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#3 posted 04-16-2011 05:52 PM

Wow really nice!I’ve just started doing segmented turning and this looks like a cool project to try.Thanks for the post.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#4 posted 04-16-2011 07:21 PM

Thanks for the comments.
Chefdavid, captbrooks, I really enjoy segmented turning, Hope both of you get the same amount of satisfaction I do.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#5 posted 04-16-2011 09:05 PM

Very nice. I haven’t done any segmented turning just yet but it’s on the list for the future.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#6 posted 04-17-2011 12:44 AM

Hey Don, congratulations on your acceptance to your local Guild, hope you get as much out of it as I do mine, you will be amassed at the collective talent and skill sharing available,
Nice bit of turning by the way, I see you are right into segmentation, :)

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

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#7 posted 04-17-2011 03:48 AM

I’d accept you for sure well done

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