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Project by Brenton posted 01-26-2009 02:31 AM 2528 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You may remember the earlier catastrophic failure.
If at first you don’t succeed, curse a blue streak, beat the lathe with a hammer, and surf the internet until you find a picture of one that you can pass off as your own.

Just kidding… least about the last part.

Bloodwood, Purpleheart, Walnut and Quilted Maple.

-- Here I post the good, for the rest has become firewood.

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#1 posted 01-26-2009 02:35 AM

That looks great! Okay, for the next one, I want to see stacked rings going all the way up, with a couple checkerboard sections banded with some stringing…..

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#2 posted 01-26-2009 02:37 AM

I wish the piece had a sense of tall…what is it’s use…still the wood shines through…congratulations…yes, it does beat the splintered version.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#3 posted 01-26-2009 02:46 AM

You’re right.
But I’m barely a woodworker, do I have to attempt photography too?.
Anyway, added a pic for scale.
It’s a travel coffee cup.

-- Here I post the good, for the rest has become firewood.

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#4 posted 01-26-2009 03:14 AM

came out great

-- making sawdust....

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#5 posted 01-26-2009 03:29 AM

It’s beuatiful. Fine job.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#6 posted 01-26-2009 03:53 AM


I’ve been wondering how well do these keep the coffee hot? Prob better than the plastic travel mugs I’d guess, right?

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#7 posted 01-26-2009 10:29 AM

Eat your heart out Starbucks!

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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Dominic Vanacora

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#8 posted 01-26-2009 09:44 PM

Nice work I like the wood selection. This is worth your time and money, its a keeper.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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