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Banksia Pod Goblets

I turned these Sunday. I cut the stems off some goblets I bought at a discount store in Atlanta. They are turned from Banksia Pods.
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John,
Those look really cool. I bought one of those pods a couple of months ago and turned a pair of candle holders. I turned round bases from a couple of pieces of cherry. They turned out good. The pods are fun to turn. I didn't know what to expect, but I found out when all that red fuzz started flying. I want to get some more.
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Hi John i like them, nice to see something different with the pods, fun i was reading somewhere last week someone wanting to know how to cut stems of, i was thinking of doing some myself as i was given some nice goblets but the stems were not up to much. Nice work john. i have 4 pods left but there big ones im saving for something no clue as yet. LB
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John,

Hmm, I've seen alot of Banksia turned into all sorts of designs. But none to date like your wine glasses, well done

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Very nice John, creative as usual, something we have come to expect from you John, but, most of all, flat out nice to look at and wish. Mitch
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John, very interesting work. Did you deliberately turn them a little different or is that just what you had to work with from the raw materials?
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