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Mesquite with Turquoise inlay with both heart and sap wood showing. The Hand Carved Handle has a little Bark inclusionFinish;Outside is AcrylicInside is FDA approved Epoxy7 1/4 inch tallHolds 24 oz
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#1 posted 03-27-2012 04:51 AM
So is that one for me??
-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best
#2 posted 03-27-2012 05:28 AM
I would be happy to make you one Lizardhead but this one is on its way to Texas. The man I get my mesquite from order this one for a gift.
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#3 posted 03-27-2012 10:06 AM
Very nice! I would say a job well done. Don will love it. I like doing inlay work too.Mark~
-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark
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#4 posted 03-27-2012 01:07 PM
this is really awesome with the sapwood, and inlay very nice
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#5 posted 03-27-2012 01:24 PM
Very nice mug and handle, and that turquoise really sets it off. I have looked at both your mugs with handles and cannot figure out how you attached those handles, but they sure look good. Thank youfor sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#6 posted 03-27-2012 01:44 PM
Wow! Nice carving job! I’ve wanted a hardwood coffee mug for years…never seen one till now. thanks for sharing and keep up the great work!!!
-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...
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#7 posted 03-27-2012 04:56 PM
I love turning and have been wanting to do a beer mug. I have never seen a handle like this Wonderful job.
-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.
#8 posted 03-31-2012 12:38 AM
First I want to say thank you for all the great remarks that everyone has posted.Bluepine38 After I carve the handle I notched out the ring on the mug then the handle is epoxied on.
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#9 posted 05-19-2012 02:48 AM
This is amazing. I have never seen anything like it in wood before. Fantastic work!
-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate
#10 posted 05-19-2012 03:36 AM
Thank you Nate. I dont drink gave it up about 12 years ago but I have always loved collecting Beer Mugs so it was a natural thing to turn the mugs.
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