Box Elder Burl Goblet

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Project by Roper posted 03-27-2013 06:40 PM 1129 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Box Elder Burl goblet with Cocobolo stem, 18”x6” finished with wipe on poly.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 03-27-2013 06:47 PM

Nice turning – I bet that long stem was a bear to turn.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 03-27-2013 07:19 PM

Cool !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 03-27-2013 07:50 PM

Nice one!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#4 posted 03-28-2013 02:54 AM

That is a very nice piece of design & turning Roper, quite a tall piece as well @ 18”.
Well done

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

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#5 posted 03-28-2013 02:01 PM

Great looking goblet, We all need a challange every now and then. Very Nice!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 03-28-2013 07:03 PM

Wow, how thick is that cocobolo stem. I sure would be afraid in my clumsiness I would break it. It looks really good.

When I first saw it, it reminded me of the brass pegs I used to hold together the deer picture and stand.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#7 posted 03-29-2013 12:36 AM

Thank you very much everyone. Kelly the stem is 1/4” , i will admit that it took me a couple of tries to get to a finished product.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#8 posted 11-15-2013 08:20 PM

Just beautiful!

I have been wanting to turn a thin stemmed goblet for awhile but not sure I have the skill nor patience.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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