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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 10-04-2015 06:16 AM 1225 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This platter is made of 2 off cuts of a previous project made early this year that’s shown in photo 4. I just added a piece of batauk across the center to enlarge and enhance it. The other timber is walnut and unknown furniture timber. 22 h. x 18 w. x 4 cm d. and the thickness of its wall is 8 mm.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 10-04-2015 09:04 AM

Very nice!

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 10-04-2015 11:05 AM

That is nice Sam, great design and use of the off cuts.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 10-04-2015 03:24 PM

Nice! Some really beautiful grain it the light colored wood.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 10-04-2015 05:57 PM

Very COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 10-04-2015 06:25 PM

Wow. Nice use of your scraps. Looks really nice.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#6 posted 10-04-2015 10:53 PM

Sam, every time I go to open something you’ve posted, I’ve learned to take a deep breath first. No exception, here.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 10-05-2015 01:21 AM

Mark, you may need a deeper breath for the next time.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#8 posted 10-05-2015 02:38 AM

Good looking scrap Sam. You made a beautiful platter here man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 10-05-2015 03:53 AM

very unique idea to use up some drop off. very attractive.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 10-06-2015 12:27 PM

Great work Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 10-08-2015 01:58 AM

Nice platter, Sam!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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