25 Piece Goblet..#2

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 08-20-2018 01:28 AM 1173 views 1 time favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed to relax with a little lathe time..the elves needed a break from sawing so I laid up another goblet. This one was almost scrapped but I wanted to finish it to test out my idea for the captive rings …. these are for you Brian ( Bushmaster!!!) you Asked !!

This was made from 25 pieces but I laid them up wrong when gluing. I was gluing each side of the flat assemblies and got them out of order. I was going to throw it away and start over but I band sawed them apart( lost a little wood) and glued them up in the right order. The inner shape was a rectangle instead of a square, but it worked out okay. They are made from mahogany ( outer), cedar ( middle) and the center is pistachio..but the 2 rings are walnut!!!

The goblet is 2 1/2” x 7 1/2” high. The base was turned with 2 diameters to accept the rings to lay flat. It is finished with EEE and Shellawax.

Cheers, Jim

Here is the layout method to get the walnut in the rings but not in the body:

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#1 posted 08-20-2018 01:33 AM

Sure looks great Jim. Well done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 08-20-2018 01:40 AM

Looks great to me!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 08-20-2018 02:21 AM

It has turned out a nice looking goblet Jim, glad to hear you are giving the Elves a break. Cheers.

-- RIP Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 08-20-2018 03:14 AM

Good work Jim, two nice projects. I think I’ll have to make a few rattles soon.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#5 posted 08-20-2018 03:18 AM

I like it. That’s a neat idea to get a different wood for the ring. I may have to put on my thinking cap to follow this one. Well done Jim.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 08-20-2018 03:30 AM

Now that takes some skill. Really well done! Beautiful

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#7 posted 08-20-2018 04:28 AM

Another great looking project! Seems you just keep cranking them out.

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#8 posted 08-20-2018 04:41 AM

Really nice work Jim, I like the shape & the timber combo, all works well together

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

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#9 posted 08-20-2018 04:51 AM

Bottoms up – nice work as usual.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 08-20-2018 06:05 AM

Cool Man. that is nice.


-- 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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#11 posted 08-20-2018 06:59 AM

very nice goblet,buddy
there is no mistakes,like you said…wood tell you what is wants to be

-- bambi

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#12 posted 08-20-2018 10:01 AM

Nice project – lumber combo is great

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#13 posted 08-20-2018 10:59 AM

Great goblet and i really like the walnut rings around the stem – cool addition!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#14 posted 08-20-2018 01:05 PM

Great goblet. You are the master. Thanks for showing.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#15 posted 08-20-2018 02:28 PM

Cool idea on the glue-up! I may have to borrow that idea.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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