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This platter is turned from red elm and measures 1.5” tall by 10” wide. It is finished with wipe-on poly. The grain reminds me of a candle in the wind.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#1 posted 10-03-2008 01:25 AM
You seem to turn these out quite quickly and the quality is amazing, as if the turning is an extension of you. Very impressive, sir.
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#2 posted 10-03-2008 01:33 AM
Another beautiful piece of art!
btw – the names are becoming as anticipated as the piece ;)
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#3 posted 10-03-2008 01:56 AM
Joe, that candle in the wind sounds like a good title for a song. LOL. Nice platter
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#4 posted 10-03-2008 02:43 AM
Very Nice Joe! The grain looks great too!
(Grumpy I agree – Candle in the Wind)
Joe, Thanks for posting it.
-- Martin, Kansas
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#5 posted 10-03-2008 03:09 AM
Beautiful platter, Joe! And, she certainly was.
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#6 posted 10-03-2008 05:05 AM
You brought out the beauty.
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#7 posted 10-03-2008 05:35 AM
If turning is as addictive as people say, you must have it bad. Its a wonder that you can produce so much but maintain such high quality. Another great project.
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#8 posted 10-03-2008 11:03 AM
A very impressive piece of turned project The platter looks beautiful on all sides may be because of the chosen wood and the grain pattern. By the way what is candle in the wind?Sharad
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
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#9 posted 10-03-2008 11:43 AM
Another great piece Joe. Man don’t you have a job, or is this your job. It must be because you could’nt have time to do anything else, what kind of lathe you using..
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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