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A LITTLE GOBLET

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 06-11-2012 07:54 AM 1469 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 06-11-2012 08:04 AM

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

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

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murch

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#2 posted 06-11-2012 09:21 AM

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 06-11-2012 10:20 AM

I love this; it’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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lew

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#4 posted 06-11-2012 01:16 PM

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 06-11-2012 05:01 PM

... 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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#6 posted 06-11-2012 09:22 PM

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 06-11-2012 11:12 PM

Nice one Sam. Good use of contrast.

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

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