Robust Platter

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Project by Vince posted 06-22-2009 06:27 AM 1304 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this platter from Mahogany and Red Oak and finished it with Shellac

-- Vince

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#1 posted 06-22-2009 07:09 AM

beautiful platter well done

-- Custom furniture

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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

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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#3 posted 06-22-2009 05:02 PM

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.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 09-27-2009 05:21 PM

Very nice a really like the contrast in woods!
great joints!

-- 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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