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Brandy snifter

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Project by johnstoneb posted 08-21-2021 02:54 PM 750 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About a fear and a half ago I started working on my lathe a little more and decided to try and turn a brandy snifter. I started out and turned an number of different goblets for practice then glued up four planks from Osage Orange, Canarywood, Purpleheart and hard maple with walnut veneer dividers. I turned them 2 with captive rings. Finished them with Ecopoxy. I had to make a chuck to hold the snifter on a Rotisserie to keep them rotating while the epoxy set. They came out looking pretty good I think. I actually made four more this last winter. I am still finishing those as my old rotisserie motor died and I just got a new one and adapted it to work.
I guess I used Maple veneer on these Walnut on the others.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 08-21-2021 05:07 PM

I like your choice of wood and the finished snifter is awesome.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-21-2021 10:05 PM

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#3 posted 08-22-2021 02:07 AM

Very cool project.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#4 posted 08-22-2021 09:54 AM

Outstanding! To me it looks like a lot of work.

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#5 posted 08-22-2021 11:41 AM

A very pretty neat project, excellent work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 08-22-2021 12:14 PM

some pretty serious glue up planning. great job

-- 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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#7 posted 08-22-2021 10:51 PM

The way you’ve laminated the timber together for turning looks awesome in the finished cup…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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