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Deep Platter 12 inches wide by 2 1/4 inches high.

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Project by jockmike2 posted 02-07-2009 08:40 PM 1336 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this piece of maple Ive had for a couple years, it was a ruined project I had tried to use some enlace I had bought from Woodcraft. The enlace, I read later, was supposed to be crushed up before using. After ruining a couple of tools, I took it off and threw it in the corner. Well I dug it out and dug out the enlace, and found some decent looking tiger maple with some birds eye in it. It made a good looking platter. I used my Lancelot to hog out the enlace, which is made up of minerals. Is quite hard.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -





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#1 posted 02-07-2009 10:13 PM

Good save. The learning process never stops. The day I say I know it all you should give me a kick in the rear.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#2 posted 02-07-2009 11:56 PM

WOW! That’s really beautiful. Glad you didn’t throw that out!

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#3 posted 02-08-2009 12:59 AM

I would call this more of a shallow bowl than a platter myself it looks very nice well done regards Alisnair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 02-08-2009 02:01 AM

Nice looking platter. What kind of finish did you use? And can you tell me more about how your enlace didn’t work? I just made a platter with enlace that I just finished gluing into place.

-- Vince

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#5 posted 02-08-2009 04:29 PM

The finish is Waterlox, a stain, and wipe on poly.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 02-08-2009 08:22 PM

Nice turning Mike, good save for sure!

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