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This project was made from very limited timber available around my shop. An offcut piece of padauk and a broken billiard cue handle of African ebony and thin piece of Queensland ebony were put together on the top of each other and turned into this little goblet. 210mm tall. The little ball like, in the riser, was drilled with 10mm bit while it was 2 un-glued pieces and then glued around the riser befor turning. This means the riser is still in one piece.

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 759 days ago

Real nice Sam, great choice of woods. Was that a lucky find with the billiard cue.

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

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murch

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#2 posted 759 days ago

Mice one Sam. No such thing as waste.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 759 days ago

I love this; it’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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lew

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#4 posted 759 days ago

Gorgeous, Sam!

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 759 days ago

... another beautiful Wonder…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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peteg

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#6 posted 759 days ago

Anothert great addition to this series Sam, on a bit of a role here :))
Pete

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

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 759 days ago

Nice one Sam. Good use of contrast.

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

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