Wood goblets are very lovely turned objects of art. They are seldom used for actual liquids but hold a place in most turner's hearts.
You can also turn the base, the stem and add a glass top for creating a fully usable goblet. Several companies provide the glass for the goblet these days.
And if you're going to shoot for art, captured rings always look good on goblets.
|Turning a Goblet with Captive Rings|
By: John Wolf
In this photo tutorial, John shows us how to turn a goblet with captive rings. He shows all the steps to turn the shape and how to hollow the end grain to turn the interior of the goblet.
|Making a Mulit-Axis Leaning Goblet|
By: Jim Burrowes
In this tutorial, Jim shows us how to use four axis to create this whimsical leaning goblet.
|How to make a goblet in nine steps|
By: Richard Pikul
In this photo tutorial, Richard shows us the 9 steps that he uses to turn a simple goblet on the lathe.
|Thin Stem Natural Edge Goblet|
By: Rudolph Lopez
In this 20-step tutorial, Rudy explains how he turns those thin stemmed goblets that always amaze you. Rudy's great detail and wonderful pictures should help you to turn your own!
|Turning Twisted Goblets|
By: Nicholas P. Di Mona
In this tutorial, Nicholas shows us how he turns the bowl of a goblet and then cuts and stands the stem before turning the base. This technique makes a goblet that is a lot like offset turning but without all the fancy turning. These goblets are very clever and can take all kinds of shapes.
|Turn a Miniature Ringed Goblet|
By: Bill Blanken
In this project, Bill shows us how he turns a goblet and leaves excess wood to create a ring on the stem. He then undercuts the ring until it is freed. He then sands and cleans up the project to finalize his miniature ringed goblet.
|Natural Edge Goblets - revised|
By: Brian Clifford
In this revisited project, Brian turns a goblet from the end grain of a tree limb. He uses the irregular nature of the branches that he finds for a wonderful, very organic shaped goblet.
Brian uses both drawing and photos to show you all the steps necessary to get really wild looking goblets.
|Turning a Staved Goblet|
By: Bob Pritchard
Many of us like turning wood goblets. Even though most of them are not actually usable, they are fun to turn and they are easier to turn than they appear.
In this tutorial, Bob Pritchard, steps it up by creating his own turning blank from staves before turning the goblet. By selecting contrasting wood colors, he is able to turn very attractive goblets that will be sure to get a second look from your non-turning friends, family and even customers!
|Long Stemmed Goblets|
By: Rich Hutchinson
In this project, Rich explains how he makes long stemmed goblets. And when I say long, I'm talking about goblets up to 16" tall. If you're interested in tool control and fine cutting, then Rich has something to show you!
|Long, thin-stem Goblets|
By: Temple Blackwood
Temple shows us how he makes goblets on the lathe. He uses several photo's to show us the stages of his turnings. He ends up with a fine, matched pair.
|Goblet Turning Procedure - Tall or Long-Stem Goblets/Vases|
By: Daniel Miller
In this article, Dan explains how he turns goblets. He even shows us how he creates his layout and uses the "golden mean" to do that.
|Natural Edge Goblets|
By: Brian Clifford
In this project, Brian describes the steps in turning a natural edge goblet. He also stresses the issues around natural edge vessels that you might not experience with other types of turnings. He uses some very nice line art to explain different parts of the turning.
|Turning a long stem goblet|
By: Larry Hancock
In this photo tutorial, Larry shows how he makes a long stemmed goblet. He gives several examples on how to hold the stem as you're turning it to ensure that it doesn't break. You can pick up many good tips in this article.
|The Basics of Turning Long Stem Goblets|
By: Frank Stanko
In this short description, Frank shares how he approaches making goblets. The pictures show that he sure knows how to make long, thin stems.
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