Turned and carved goblet with captive ring

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I did this project several months ago and forgot to post it. I turned it from a piece of fire wood. It had a lot of checks in it and there was a very bad one up the side of the cup so I decided to carve it away. It’s no good for drinking unless you hold it up to your mouth as you pour…...hmmmm…..... but I like it as something a little different. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 11-01-2011 02:56 AM

it is like one of those prank dribble cups. It is gorgeous. Nice work.

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#2 posted 11-01-2011 03:41 AM

I like it, very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#3 posted 11-01-2011 01:02 PM

That is one of the nices goblets I have seen….........

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 11-01-2011 01:16 PM

CS, it’s absolutely a beautiful piece of work. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 11-01-2011 01:38 PM

That is so neat! I wish I had the turning and carving talents that you have. It takes alot of imagination and skill to see that goblet in the piece of firewood. As far as drinking out of it…maybe the next one you turn you could size it so that a clear plastic liner would fit the inside. Keep up the great work

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#6 posted 11-01-2011 04:21 PM

Thank you all.

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 08:45 AM

Great save Slabon. You transformed it nicely!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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