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Project by Sanity posted 03-10-2013 09:05 PM 1776 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this large goblet for my beautiful wife. It consists of 5 separate turnings, and is made of spalted maple burl (supplied by one of our fellow Lumberjocks, Greg of Oregon Burls – thank you!), amboyna burl, and African blackwood. It is finished with oil and lacquer, and stands 16 inches tall. The style is very much influenced by David DeCristoforo

-- Stuart





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Natalie

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#1 posted 03-10-2013 09:37 PM

The only word for that is exquisite! But I could also add superb craftsmanship!

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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stefang

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#2 posted 03-10-2013 09:42 PM

Yet another very cool turning. I can’t help being envious of your Powermatic, even though I’m not doing much turning these days.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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lblack2x4

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#3 posted 03-10-2013 09:44 PM

very cool I’ve always wanted to try goblets but never did now maybe i will thanks for the inseration

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 03-10-2013 09:51 PM

Beautiful beautiful great job

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deon

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#5 posted 03-10-2013 09:52 PM

I like a lot. Hope that she lkes too oooh

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peteg

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#6 posted 03-10-2013 10:30 PM

Another beautiful piece of work Stuart, I am sure DD would also give you a pat on the back,:)
Pete

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

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 03-11-2013 01:19 AM

Fantastic work, Thanks for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 03-11-2013 01:31 AM

Spectacular – I bet it was well received. Nice craftsmanship.

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

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michelletwo

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#9 posted 03-11-2013 10:16 AM

lovely & I’m sure your wife is happy with this beauty.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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chopnhack

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#10 posted 03-11-2013 05:35 PM

That is an awesome piece! How will she be using it? Decorative piece?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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Sanity

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#11 posted 03-11-2013 11:44 PM

Thank you all for your generous comments. My wife is my biggest supporter and is very happy with the goblet. This is a purely decorative piece, designed for the mantle or book case.

Mike, I have not had it very long but think that the Powermatic is a great lathe. I have added a bed extension to give me more room, and also the lighting rig. I like to use the Beall collet chuck for small spindle work.

Pete, if I ever meet David I will have to buy him a few beers!

-- Stuart

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