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This is the first of 48 identical platters that I am making for a special order. Platters will all be turned from Ash and are 12 inches in diameter. Finish is food safe butcher block oil. I cut templates out of 1/8” hardboard to make certain that each platter is the same. All the blanks are roughed out on the bandsaw and then turned to shape. All the blanks have some beautiful ripple figure in the grain.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.





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Karson

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#1 posted 04-10-2009 02:23 AM

47 more to go. Great job. That wood does have some flash to it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Francisco Luna

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#2 posted 04-10-2009 02:56 AM

really a nice shape, beautiful work!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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bigwoodturner

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#3 posted 04-10-2009 03:27 AM

Any woodturner can create one original piece. It takes skill to duplicate that piece and alot of skill to do it 47 more times.

-- Dale

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 04-10-2009 12:56 PM

Wow! you have some work ahead of you, very nice.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 04-10-2009 01:44 PM

That is a nice platter, Jeff. I am sure that, like doing any repetitive operation, the adrenaline rush from completing the first platter will start to wear thin long before the last one is finished but I am sure they all will look just as good as this one does.

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

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