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Spalted Beech Goblets

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Project by JOSHGODDARD posted 786 days ago 709 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of goblets made from spalted beech. Featuring two captured rings, and finished with a food safe oil.

Here is the link to my youtube video explaining how to form captive rings; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnMigLdqww0&feature=plcp

And, if you live in the UK and would like to purchase these unique goblets, here is the link to the eBay advertisement; http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/UNIQUE-HAND-MADE-WOODEN-GOBLETS-WITH-CAPTIVE-RINGS-/270989451840?pt=UK_Crafts_Other_Crafts_EH&hash=item3f183ae240

-- Josh, United Kingdom





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patron

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#1 posted 782 days ago

hi josh

i’m not a turner myself

but these look good
that spalting must be delicate to work with

and the rings add allot

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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JOSHGODDARD

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#2 posted 781 days ago

Thanks Dave, I think you should have a go at turning sometime, it’s relatively easy (compared to joinery) to achieve great results in projects.

The spalted beech is just as strong as ordinary beech (normally) however the end grain of this particular stock was quite weak and just peeled right out when I hollowed the goblet.

The rings are a nice touch!
Cheers, Josh

-- Josh, United Kingdom

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 781 days ago

Outstanding work. I love the rings.

helluvawreck
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JOSHGODDARD

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#4 posted 781 days ago

Thanks again helluvawreck. Yes I always enjoy cutting those rings loose from the stock. Such a thrill!

Josh

-- Josh, United Kingdom

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