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Wood Gloat

11-05-2011 08:05 PM by tinman_362 | 6 comments »

I have been having problems with my Craftsman lathe (which is to be expected, due to its age). Still not experienced, I’ve been practicing making goblets out of mesquite logs that I get for free when they fall on my wifes grandparents property. I have made a little less than a dozen, pushing myself a little further each time. I finally made a goblet with a beautiful hint of sap wood, a long deep top portion and two captive rings in the stem. I was proud of my accomplishment even though it is still novice work. I showed several people my new goblet and everyone seemed to like it. (I SHOULD HAVE, I SHOULD HAVE, I SHOULD HAVE TAKEN A PICTURE OF IT). So my wife calls me and tells me ...

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