Cherry Platter

  • Advertise with us
Project by LSJ posted 03-25-2009 03:09 AM 1670 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

16 comments so far

View DocK16's profile


1184 posts in 4202 days

#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.

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 4361 days

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

Gorgeous, absolutely beautiful.

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

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27250 posts in 3937 days

#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

View peruturner's profile


317 posts in 3477 days

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

Great platter ,fantastic grain

View Chris's profile


339 posts in 3472 days

#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

View woodworm's profile


14470 posts in 3705 days

#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.

View savannah505's profile


1817 posts in 3701 days

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

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

-- Dan Wiggins

View John Gray's profile

John Gray

2370 posts in 4000 days

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


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

View bamasawduster's profile


321 posts in 3709 days

#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.

View cajunpen's profile


14578 posts in 4181 days

#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."

View cobbler's profile


350 posts in 3905 days

#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''

View toyguy's profile


1655 posts in 3952 days

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

Very nice indeed…

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View unknownwoodworker's profile


221 posts in 3818 days

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


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

View a1Jim's profile


117203 posts in 3692 days

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

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


-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

View oldtimer's profile


4 posts in 4191 days

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

It looks great! Bet that was fun to turn.

-- Olldtimer, Washington

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics