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First project ever on my grandfather’s lathe! It was an awesome day!

-- Bob, Helena, Montana

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#1 posted 01-13-2018 11:30 PM

looks great!

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#2 posted 01-13-2018 11:32 PM

You did a fine job on your first project Bob. Looks like your on you way to enjoying a new adventure in woodworking!

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

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#3 posted 01-13-2018 11:35 PM

Nice job and ain’t it a blast to play on the lathe.

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#4 posted 01-14-2018 03:17 AM

great work, and a cool first project.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 01-14-2018 04:57 AM

Good start Bob, have fun on the lathe.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#6 posted 01-14-2018 05:53 AM

You did good very good nice work, Bob

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#7 posted 01-14-2018 09:36 AM

Great looking goblet! Keep on going!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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#8 posted 01-14-2018 12:28 PM

It is mildly irritating to see someone’s first project looking so good! LOL

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#9 posted 01-14-2018 02:07 PM

Thanks Don! I watched my grandpa for years as a kid.

-- Bob, Helena, Montana

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#10 posted 01-14-2018 02:11 PM

Bob, you did a nice job on this goblet. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 01-14-2018 02:17 PM

Great job. What kind of wood is that? You did an excellent job of showing off the grain pattern.

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#12 posted 01-14-2018 03:19 PM

Very nice job on that goblet!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#13 posted 01-15-2018 04:24 AM

My grandfather had a bunch of wood that he had left in the basment. After he past it had 10 years to dry this one was labled willow.

-- Bob, Helena, Montana

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#14 posted 02-24-2018 01:10 AM

Awesome first project
Looks fantastic

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