Maple Goblet

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 07-25-2019 12:04 AM 467 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This weekend a branch broke off my daughter’s maple tree and took out the power line. I cut it up on Monday and brought back part of the branch and turned this goblet for her to remember the storm !

It is maple, 7 1/2” high and 3” in diameter and has 3 captured rings.

It is unfinished because it is still pretty wet.

Cheers, Jim

I loaded the finished goblet. It is dry and did not warp or crack. It is finished with Danish oil and buffed and waxed.

......................Cheers, jim

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

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#1 posted 07-25-2019 12:30 AM


You sure know how to make those little Rings!

Very COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#2 posted 07-25-2019 12:43 AM

Pretty cool Jim, and you are very talented to have pulled that off!

-- 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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#3 posted 07-25-2019 02:13 AM

Beautiful! I like the burned rings on the base.

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

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#4 posted 07-25-2019 03:00 AM

Nice looking goblet. Hope it dries without checking! Love the rings!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 07-25-2019 04:48 AM

very,very nice,mate
like the shape and rings

-- bambi

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#6 posted 07-25-2019 06:12 AM

Beautiful gpblet, those rings are magnificant

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 07-25-2019 06:39 AM

Dry it in the microwave, then get a finish on it. It may be too late, already.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 07-25-2019 01:59 PM

nice work jim.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#9 posted 07-25-2019 02:46 PM

Jim I once soaked some wet scroll saw ornaments I made in lemon oil and they didn’t check. Maybe I just got lucky.
Just a suggestion!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#10 posted 07-25-2019 05:14 PM

nice goblet Jim

-- 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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#11 posted 07-25-2019 06:48 PM

hi Jim,
Won’t that thing warp and crack as it dries?? Green wood turning is fun, but I’ve never had one dry nicely.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#12 posted 07-25-2019 10:00 PM

Looks good Jim. nice set of rings.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#13 posted 07-25-2019 10:22 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments and suggestions.

Hi Mark.I did not think about the microwave. I had done that in the past with madrone and it cracked a lot in there. It did have some small cracks in the dark pith wood but I soaked in Danish oil today and I’ll let it dry for two weeks while we’re in Canada and then post what it looks like then. I plan to buff and wax it when dry!

Hi Mike. I don’t think the top will crack at all as thin as I turned it. I’d worry about the solid base. We’ll see if the soaking in Danish Oil can prevent tit.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#14 posted 07-25-2019 11:40 PM

Beautiful goblet, Jim. And a nice story to go with it!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#15 posted 07-26-2019 01:21 AM

Nice one Jim. I just thought how cool it would be if the rings on it warp or turn oval shape when they dry out.

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

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