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This striped goblet was turned 16 years ago. ( please ignore the date on the picture ) Yesterday, I brought down from a high shelf and re-polished it and decided to show it to you as a project from the past. It was made of 36 pieces of light and darck maple.The rising shaft is hard wood and the little ball is plywood. Another 36 pieces were cut from the main part to surround the base for dicoration. It stands 255mm tall.
16 years on, and it is still one of my favorite.

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

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 02:16 PM

Sam, That is nice. I really like the the stripes on the base going opposite of the cup. Great interest, so this tell me 16 yrs ago you were a master as well.

Glad to see a post and know your doing well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 06-04-2012 02:23 PM

“Every day above ground is good a day” I agree and thank you for your comment and thought, Ken.

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

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#3 posted 06-04-2012 02:25 PM

I can see why this is one of your favorites. The size makes this one impressive. Nice use of color too.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-04-2012 04:51 PM



You’re still awing us with your Wonderful works of art!

Thank you.

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

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#5 posted 06-04-2012 09:15 PM

I can see why this is one of your favorites, Sam.


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

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#6 posted 06-04-2012 11:50 PM

Hey Sam, why keep this hidden us all this time, and we thought you were a just starting. Only joking Sam, you have been a master a long time.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Sam Shakouri

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#7 posted 06-05-2012 12:19 AM

It was not hidden, Bob, kind of “out of sight out of mind”.

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

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#8 posted 06-05-2012 12:35 AM

Beautiful work!

-- 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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#9 posted 06-05-2012 02:59 AM

I can understand why you still own this beautiful piece Sam, don’t think I could part with it either, man you know how to get thoes nice tight joints :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 06-05-2012 03:16 PM

Very lovely turning.

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

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#11 posted 06-06-2012 10:06 PM

Very appealing piece Sam.

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

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