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Project by Underdog posted 08-10-2014 08:15 AM 1007 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 10-1/4” turned maple plate. The design is burned into the plate. I used a semi gloss laquer and wish I’d had time to find a flat sheen. This is the second plate I’ve made in this style. You can see the first on the turning forum. A gift for my mom. There’s also a work in progress pic.





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Handtooler

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#1 posted 08-10-2014 09:58 AM

absolutely beautiful!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 08-10-2014 10:21 AM

Very beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Spoontaneous

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#3 posted 08-10-2014 11:42 AM

Your mom is going to love it! Really niece effect with the burning.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 08-10-2014 01:45 PM

Outstanding! Beautiful work. Your burning really adds to the turning.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 08-10-2014 02:56 PM

Very nice, your mom must love it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 08-10-2014 03:53 PM

wow that is beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Gshepherd

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#7 posted 08-10-2014 06:57 PM

Superb Job!!!!! Lucky MOM for sure….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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peteg

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#8 posted 08-10-2014 10:02 PM

very impressive work, lovely design & careful layout has given you a great result
Cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Thewoodman2000

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#9 posted 08-10-2014 10:13 PM

Moms always get the best and this is for sure one of the best! Great design both the turning and the burning!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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tomd

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#10 posted 08-10-2014 10:45 PM

Very nice work, a very beautiful piece.

-- Tom D

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Surfside

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#11 posted 08-11-2014 09:37 PM

You did an excellent job on that. Cool.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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dnick

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#12 posted 08-13-2014 03:10 AM

Outstanding. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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Underdog

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#13 posted 08-18-2014 02:40 PM

I’m sorry that I have not responded sooner, but I have been out of town for the past week. Thank you all for your kind words. The plate was appreciated and set in a prominent place.

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Scott

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#14 posted 09-03-2014 03:57 PM

This is beautiful Underdog!!!

-- Lazy River Studio - Wooden Signs & Rustic Furniture by Scott - www.lazyriverstudio.com

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