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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 06-03-2012 03:04 AM 1162 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two identical goblets are made of padouk and walnut and stand 265mm tall. To achieve being identical, I turned one stage of each of them and put them again on the lathe to do the next stage until they finished, almost at the same time.
The rising shafts are single pieces and the little balls were added as two halves each.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 06-03-2012 03:26 AM

Nice work Sam!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 06-03-2012 03:32 AM

Beautiful Sam. Keep up the good work!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#3 posted 06-03-2012 03:34 AM

These “turned” out great ;) Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-03-2012 03:37 AM

Really awesome. Like the woods together, and the design is very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 06-03-2012 04:42 AM

Real nice Sam, like the selection of woods. They are identical al right.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#6 posted 06-03-2012 05:25 AM

These are just beautiful Sam.
I always admire your work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#7 posted 06-03-2012 06:06 AM

Bonza … Sam

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 06-03-2012 06:27 AM

Beautiful work… as usual… Sam

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#9 posted 06-03-2012 01:05 PM

Two beauties, Sam!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 06-03-2012 05:59 PM

When I do identical turnings I have to keep them quite a bit apart from each other and let the viewer think they are so. You don’t have that problem for sure. Nice crisp stain lines too.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#11 posted 06-03-2012 08:31 PM

Beautiful work Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 06-04-2012 11:22 AM

Sam, outstanding as always. What a fun challange. Great Job!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#13 posted 06-05-2012 03:19 PM

Nice Sam, I can’t wait to share some work on pair of goblets I’m making as a wedding gift. Your segmented work inspired me.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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