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15 inch Myrtlewood platter

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Project by Jimnl posted 12-10-2015 10:26 PM 737 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Is anyone else lucky enough to have a wife or significant other who gives them turning wood for their birthday? This is a 15 inch platter made from a piece of a 200 pound Myrtlewood log my wife got me.

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?





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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 12-10-2015 10:45 PM

Not only did she buy a turning log, she picked one with incredible figure. Now, you are on the hook to do something equally incredible for her birthday. ;)

-- Art

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Jimnl

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#2 posted 12-10-2015 10:55 PM

She asked me what to look for, told her to look for a piece that looked wrinkled on the outside. She grabbed a perfect.

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 12-10-2015 11:47 PM

Damn that is some nice wood. Never used myrtlewood, but I love how it looks on projects I see here.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Jimnl

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#4 posted 12-10-2015 11:50 PM

I’m fortunate. It’s a fairly local wood for me. I only have to drive about an hour to go to a lumber mill as opposed to spending large amounts of money on small pieces I can spend large amounts of money on large pieces

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 12-11-2015 01:01 AM

Outstanding!!

Jim

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

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bushmaster

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#6 posted 12-11-2015 02:24 AM

200 lbs. good buy, worth its weight in gold.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 12-11-2015 03:18 PM

Outstanding platter

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BanjoBen

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#8 posted 12-11-2015 06:19 PM

I’m still waiting on the lathe first, THEN the wood.

In any case, that’s a beautiful piece.

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