Figured Maple with handle carved in

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This was a block of wood was laying around forever just looking for a chance to show its beauty. Hope my fellow woodworkers agree with its new life.

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#1 posted 774 days ago

This is very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 774 days ago

I’ll drink to that.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#3 posted 774 days ago

Me too. Well done!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 774 days ago

Very nicely done!

What are you using for a finish on them?

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#5 posted 774 days ago

Man, that’s prettier than a couple of my pipes! I want a chunk of that wood! Well done :)

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#6 posted 774 days ago

very cool. love the grain. I have been meaning to carve a few large coffee cups for the house and one for my office. Just low down on the carving priority list. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#7 posted 774 days ago

Wonderful piece

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#8 posted 773 days ago

great wood, nice finish!

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#9 posted 771 days ago

That is a beautiful mug and the grain is awesome! What type of wood is it?

-- Dick

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#10 posted 770 days ago

Welcome to the site Dick. I’m new as well.. The wood is figured Maple but I use most hardwoods,Walnut,Cherry, Hickory. I’m a retired builder-carpenter and have saved lots of my supply from cutoffs (firewood for most non woodworkers) Good luck and nice wine holder.

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#11 posted 754 days ago

Very nice work. That wood is beatiful. I am new here and have be inspired every time I check the site. LJs is a great site, happy to be a part

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