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Long Stem Goblet

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Project by paplou posted 12-13-2011 04:58 PM 1099 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my longest stemed piece to date. base, stem, and finial are cherry and the cup is a very dark wood I got off of a friend. Why the finial is light I don’t know since they were from the same piece of wood.
Top and bottom of stem is 3/16 and stem is 11 inchs tall. complete piece is 18 inchs high. The finial is 1/16 out off line with the stem but hard to see since as its so long. finish is BLO and three coats of stray lacquer then buffed. Next one will have a thinner stem and way shorter.

-- PAPLOU





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#1 posted 12-13-2011 09:53 PM

Gorgeous goblet, it’s just like a craftsman to tell everyone their mistakes. LOL. Very nice lid and finial. The bottom sure looks like mahogeny.

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

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#2 posted 12-13-2011 11:45 PM

It looks vey nice to me. well done.

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