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Irish wedding goblet

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Project by smithy posted 03-18-2012 12:32 PM 2080 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made this from a single piece of mulberry for a friends wedding, yesterday. Wow,it was a chore! It is a bit over 6” tall. Had to carve the rings and then work under and around them; may be a one time ordeal!

-- Kevin, Indiana





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 03-18-2012 01:13 PM

Nice and unusual project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 03-18-2012 01:27 PM

A very tinely posting! That is a very nice project, another item added to my favorites for a future project. We have a number of weddings coming up in the next 12 months and this would make a great little gift. I’m sure your friends will cherish the one you made for them.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 03-18-2012 02:03 PM

Exceptional! Your friends should be elated. One of a kind is what makes it great. Although I could easily see you get asked to make a LOT more!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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KMT

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#4 posted 03-18-2012 06:20 PM

Wow, nice work and very unique!

-- - Martin

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#5 posted 03-18-2012 06:35 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 03-18-2012 06:59 PM

My wife and I had a double handled silver goblet for our wedding toast that we treasure to this day, I am sure your friends who will start their life together by drinking from this cup will treasure it as well. it is beautiful.

-- Don Riney, Arlington TX, --- Using a lathe involves breaking years and years of training and sticking a sharp piece of metal into rotating machinery.

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Roger

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#7 posted 03-18-2012 10:46 PM

excellent turning. I’m sure this takes some patience and skill/s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 02:41 AM

That looks awesome, nice job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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stan3443

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#9 posted 03-26-2012 01:49 AM

very nice you inspired me to put my lathe togeather that i bought over 2 years agow and turn 1 for my daugthers wedding in june… haven t turned any thing since high school.

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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