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Project by Borgmc1 posted 572 days ago 1079 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Madrone Wood Mug With Turquoise Inlay
Hand Carved Handle
Finish is;
Outside with acrylic
Inside FDA approved epoxy
6 1/2 in tall
Holds 20 oz





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 572 days ago

Very cool mug,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WoodJediNTraining

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#2 posted 572 days ago

Oh man, Awesome looking mug!! Way to go, the inlay looks great

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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Borgmc1

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#3 posted 572 days ago

Thank you both a1jim and WoodJediNTraining for the comments

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 572 days ago

Absolutely beautiful. Glad to see you posting again!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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hunter71

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#5 posted 572 days ago

I would pour a pint in it. Nice looking mug.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Borgmc1

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#6 posted 572 days ago

Thank you Luv2learn and Hunter71. Bottoms up!

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#7 posted 571 days ago

Cheers! Looks great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#8 posted 568 days ago

This is a very classy mug, fit for a King. Super nice.

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

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Borgmc1

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#9 posted 568 days ago

Thank you Roger.

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Borgmc1

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#10 posted 568 days ago

Cheers majuvla. Thanks

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UncleStumpy

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#11 posted 568 days ago

What did you use for the turquoise inlay? I’ve been looking to do something like this inlay on a jewelry box.
Thank you in advance!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Borgmc1

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#12 posted 568 days ago

UncleStumpy The turquoise comes from a mining company out west someplace. I take the stones and crush them to a powder. This is then poured into the cracks or a spot that I have carved out. Then I use CA glue to set it into place. You can pick up already crushed stone and other material to inlay from places like Craft Supply if you dont want to crush it yourself.

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#13 posted 254 days ago

Wow, this brings Mug building to a whole new level. You said that the Epoxy was FDA approved? What brand is it, I’d like to try some.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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