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    Spalted Birch goblet

    This goblet is for my wife it is 6 1/2ins tall by 3ins diameter. As I was completing the stem I had the tailstock up to support the bowl and I gave it a tweak............. It cracked. After a few choice words I glued it and it now adds a bit of character to it.
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    Comments and critque welcome
    "Every day's a school day"

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    Nice job John!

    Nothing like a little cussin to show the wood who is boss.
    "Small Change got rained on with his own 38"

    Tom Waits

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    Man, this is another one I missed. I like the detailing on this one.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    That is nice. I get ichy on them stems... so I don't do goblets.

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    Great looking goblet. Well done.
    Bernie W.

    Retirement: Thats when you return from work one day
    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

    To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.

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    Thank you all for your comments. Pete even with the cussin the wood still wins.....I keep going back for more.
    "Every day's a school day"

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