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Thread: Ain't there yet, but getting closer to Alfredo

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    Ain't there yet, but getting closer to Alfredo

    Haven't had a lot of shop time since the wife's surgery, but got in some a week back and finally finished these two little goblets..
    They're 7" high x about 3" diameter... turned from Honey Locust... at least I've found something this tree is good for... can't kill the d..... thing.

    Also finished two I made from spalted maple, but noticed that one got a little ragged around the rim and saw a crack running through the bulb, so I wound up with only one and not a pair as I planned.
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    Chuck
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    Looking good Chuck!

    Cheers to you for the nice work!
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    Those look great.

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    Nice goblets Chuck! I think Alfredo has duplicating down pat.
    Aloha,

    What goes around, comes around.

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    Chuck those are beauties. Looks like you have those down pat.
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    Chuck those look great good job

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    Very nice work, Chuck. Much closer matches than I'd have been able to do.
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