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Maple burl goblet

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Project by Sanity posted 01-08-2013 10:55 PM 1014 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned goblet of maple burl, brown ebony, and amboyna burl (I think). Combination of finishes. The stem is very much in the style of David DeCristoforo (though lacking his precision and sheer delicacy).

-- Stuart





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peteg

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#1 posted 01-09-2013 12:18 AM

Love your combination of timbers Stuart, yep real DD style
very nice piece indeed
Pete

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Scott Oldre

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#2 posted 01-09-2013 12:23 AM

Stunning and sensual goblet. All the right curves in all the right places. Lighter than air. Thanks so much for sharing and inspiring.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 01:05 AM

Very nice turning and finishing : )

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Roger

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#4 posted 01-09-2013 01:59 AM

Super neat. Beautiful woods, and fine turning.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#5 posted 01-09-2013 08:22 AM

Wow that’s gorgeous

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#6 posted 01-09-2013 11:57 AM

very nice.

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#7 posted 01-09-2013 07:28 PM

Nice job, incredible wood !

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HalDougherty

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#8 posted 01-09-2013 07:42 PM

That’s beautiful workmanship and wood grain. If it was any more delicate, it would fall over! I love it.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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bobasaurus

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#9 posted 01-09-2013 09:09 PM

This is one of the nicest goblets I’ve seen. Excellent work. The burl stands out exceptionally well.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Sanity

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#10 posted 01-09-2013 11:09 PM

Thank you all for your generous comments!

-- Stuart

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phillip butler

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#11 posted 01-10-2013 05:40 PM

you can be proud of this piece for sure. its very beautiful. thanks for sharing

-- phil, nevada

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stefang

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#12 posted 01-13-2013 12:46 PM

Wonderful turning Stuart. Very elegant and beautiful woods too. I am guessing the small burl in the stem is glued in there with small dowels. I’ve never thought of doing this, so I’m glad to get this simple but great idea.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Sanity

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#13 posted 01-13-2013 01:13 PM

Mike, thanks for the comments. I actually turn a small 5/32 tenon on the stem components. There is a picture on another of my projects (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/77438) which illustrates this. For practical reasons I would not want to go any smaller than this.

-- Stuart

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stefang

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#14 posted 01-13-2013 01:57 PM

Yes, better yet Stuart. I’m sure I would have done the same after thinking it through, but I appreciate you making it even easier for me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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