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Project by LSJ posted 03-25-2009 03:09 AM 1173 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned the platter from a cherry tree that was blown down in the 2008 Clinton, Arkansas tornado.

-- I like to turn





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DocK16

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#1 posted 03-25-2009 03:32 AM

Cherry Indeed.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#2 posted 03-25-2009 03:53 AM

Gorgeous, absolutely beautiful.

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

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#3 posted 03-25-2009 03:53 AM

This is a beautiful platter. Cherry is such as gorgeous wood and the knot and grain patterns give this piece character. Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 03-25-2009 03:59 AM

Great platter ,fantastic grain

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#5 posted 03-25-2009 04:28 AM

Very very nice. So nice i wouldn’t want to put anything on it, just sit back and take in the grain.

-- Chris

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#6 posted 03-25-2009 05:08 AM

Very nice turning work. The figured wood like this must be a real challenge to you an your tools.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 03-25-2009 05:12 AM

It’s like a storm, a really good looking piece.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#8 posted 03-25-2009 06:19 AM

Beautiful!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#9 posted 03-25-2009 07:27 AM

Wow. That looks like a shot from the Hubble. Incredible grain. Great work.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#10 posted 03-25-2009 07:31 AM

Outstanding. Spectacular piece of wood, transformed into a piece of usable art – don’t get much better than that.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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cobbler

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#11 posted 03-25-2009 12:32 PM

Nice job. It’s hard to come by cherry.
You used the grain nicely.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#12 posted 03-25-2009 01:33 PM

Very nice indeed…

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#13 posted 03-25-2009 04:30 PM

WOW !

-- ??? My mistakes heat the house. It's very warm in here. ???

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#14 posted 03-25-2009 05:37 PM

One mans fire wood anothers work of art. Well done.

Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 03-25-2009 08:16 PM

It looks great! Bet that was fun to turn.

-- Olldtimer, Washington

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