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Made this platter from Mahogany and Red Oak and finished it with Shellac
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#1 posted 06-22-2009 07:09 AM
beautiful platter well done
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#2 posted 06-22-2009 11:27 AM
those edges look segmented, how did you do that.looks good well done
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#3 posted 06-22-2009 05:02 PM
Brody,I basically made a 12 segment frame and glued it onto a round blank of Mahogany that I cut on my bandsaw.then turned it on the lathe.
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#4 posted 09-27-2009 05:21 PM
Very nice a really like the contrast in woods! great joints!Ken
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 12-11-2009 05:31 AM
Vince, I am new to Lumberjocks and appreciate your comments about my work. I like this platter. I have done some some similar work, but I merely cut into a square piece of 12 by 12 by 3/4 yellow heart and then glued it up to a round piece of Padauk on the inside. I glued the saw cut closed. Then I turned a ‘Pumpkin Pie” for my mom who is quite a pie baker. This was before I had a good camera. Your technique would have worked really well for that piece.
-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!
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