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[Sticky] January 2022 Member Turning Showcase. Theme: Drinking vessels.Advanced skill level. Prizes awarded.


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In the spirit (pun intended) of the New Years celebrations, January's theme is drinking vessels. Post a picture of your goblets, glasses, mugs, drinking bowls, etc.

This thread is for advanced turners,  but there is another thread with prizes for any skill level. 1 entry per member. Prizes will be awarded. Entries in the Advanced showcase are not eligible for the Open Showcase prize(s). Please provide a description, including wood(s) and other materials used as well as the dimensions of the work.

Entries in the Advanced showcase are not eligible for the Open Showcase prize(s). Note –  Anyone winning the first place in the Open competition 3 times will be only eligible for the Advanced contest. 3 time first place Open winners should only post in the Advanced contest thread.

See this post for totals  https://dallaswoodturners.com/community/main-category-daw-member-creations/showcase-first-place-winners-list/#post-248

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@jldawadm - I have a couple of photos for the monthly contest.

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Nice. Why does the bottom look smaller in the first pic? Perspective? 

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@jldawadm - I guess that's possible. I don't have it in hand right now but the base may indeed be a little smaller in diameter than the middle. Or maybe the camera angle makes it appear that way. I have to check.

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This Wood Cat Shot Glass? Is made from some scrap Pine and the tail is from Comp Wood. This is a first attempt. I may make more of these from different wood. The inspiration for this is from a silver shot glass I recovered from my mother's estate sale. The vessel will hold 1 Oz. I intend to make improvements on future versions. 

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This classic thin wall goblet is turned from maple and is finished with gloss lacquer.

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beautiful form and grain

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