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14" Birdseye Maple Platter

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Project by OSU55 posted 03-21-2016 07:01 PM 675 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came up with this beautiful birdseye maple so I decided the wife needed a 14” serving platter.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 03-21-2016 07:46 PM

Awesome looking wood grain.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-21-2016 07:59 PM

Very nice platter. That looks like it was a little scary on the lathe. Well worth the effort.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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OSU55

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#3 posted 03-21-2016 08:06 PM

No, not scary at all. Made this on my “beginner” HF 34706 lathe. Has to be turned outboard due to the diameter.

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#4 posted 03-21-2016 09:28 PM

Gnarly wood, dude! :)

-- Art

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#5 posted 03-21-2016 10:57 PM

Looks great !

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#6 posted 03-22-2016 12:49 AM

Beautiful! I really like the segmented wood grain.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected !

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#7 posted 03-22-2016 07:37 PM

This is so nice and it looks great. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 03-23-2016 11:18 PM

Nice job on a segmented piece.

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

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