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I made this for a Jewish friend of mine as a birthday gift. It is made from Walnut and I inlayed turquoise liquid inlace. then finished turning it. Finished it with 5-6 coats of salad bowl finish (for occassional holiday wine). She loved it and asked if I could scribe some lettering in it to fit with her other traditional hebrew art. So I burned in the letters. Anyone know what is says and means??

-- Todd





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 1213 days ago

Looks great

Now you have me curious of the meaning

Your Cruel LoL

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Brokewood

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#2 posted 1213 days ago

Fantastic inlays,great looking turn!
The word is pronounced Lehayim, it’s the Hebrew version of “cheers”, said before drinking.
The literal meaning is “to life”.

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syeret

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#3 posted 1213 days ago

Nice!
The Hebrew writing on it means l’chaim (cheers)
http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_1861678031/l%E2%80%99chaim.html

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1213 days ago

A toast ! to a job well done. HEP! Hep!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BigTiny

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#5 posted 1213 days ago

Mazel tov, as my jewish friends would say. (means “congratulations”)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 1213 days ago

Beautiful work, love the inlay.

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

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