Maple Burl Platter

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Project by Ken Waller posted 1745 days ago 1034 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This platter was turned from a 2” x 11” round. I was really pleased with the figure that came out.
Sanded to 2000 grit with 3 coats of Min Wax tung oil, then buffed.

-- Ken in Sharbot Lake, Ontario

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#1 posted 1745 days ago

That grain pattern is outta this world!
And that finish is so polished it looks like marble.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#2 posted 1745 days ago

Now this is some fine looking wood you have turned into art!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1745 days ago

Love the style and that wood is gorgeous. Well done.

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#4 posted 1745 days ago

that is really beautiful turning and the finish is amazing

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#5 posted 1745 days ago

Boy, I love that grain! You can be proud of your work, it sure looks fantastic.

-- John from Jackson, Michigan

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#6 posted 1745 days ago

Gorgeous piece Ken. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#7 posted 1745 days ago

Just Gorgeous! Not much else to say….

‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 1745 days ago

Beautiful blank

The bowl came out fantastic, nice job!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#9 posted 1745 days ago

Beautifull turning. Great score on that piece of burl. The grain is outstanding.

Your finish is second to none. Agree with WoodWrecker, It could be stone it is soo shiny!

Keep up the fantastic work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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