Have you seen the price of paper plates?

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Betty thought it would be a good idea for me to turn wooden plates for her Christmas cookies give away this year. Well, here are 8 of them, It only took me all day, and the price of paper plates! She wants more too!! I never make any 2 of anything the same so….
top row: Wormy Maple cheese dish & Spalded White Oak x2
Middle row: 3 walnut plates,
Bottom row: is a Box Elder and Wormy Maple plate

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 12-14-2009 01:56 AM

Hunter, tell her to send my cookies on one of the walnut plates! Thanks, Dan

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 02:06 AM

Great Lookin Plates

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 12-14-2009 02:29 AM

Nice job! That is a lot of work for 1 day!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 12-14-2009 03:02 AM

great idea!! And the plates are beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 12-14-2009 03:07 AM

One day! You mean from 4 am to 11 pm ??? Great plates and great inspiration. Thanks.

I saved a copy for sure.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#6 posted 12-14-2009 03:08 AM

Well done.

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#7 posted 12-14-2009 04:05 AM

I have a cherry plate I made last week that needs some cookies…........ Great Idea, and nice turnings.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 12-14-2009 05:02 AM

Great lookin’ plates, but….. Did someone say cookies?! A box elder bowl about of that same diameter and 2-3 inches deep would be just the container for cookies!! When could I pick them up?

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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#9 posted 12-14-2009 05:12 AM

Hunter: How did you attach them to you lathe? Glue block or recess?


-- So Many tools, So little time

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#10 posted 12-14-2009 08:15 AM

Fantastic plates. I must have missed the cookies, the plates are all empty.haha

Great job. Keep it up.


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

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#11 posted 12-14-2009 01:14 PM

Ya’all are welcome to stop by the shop. Betty makes so many cookies that there will be plenty. I will turn you a plate while you eat. Question was asked about attachment. I use a face plate and short screws, turn a recess, finish, re-attach to a 4 jaw chuck to finish. Off to the mill today for some more Box Elder, she likes them best. Cookie making is this Saturday. Wheew hurry Christmas…............

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 12-14-2009 01:20 PM

Great, see you in about 15 minutes. LOL

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#13 posted 12-14-2009 01:26 PM

i like cookies .

i would have to eat them all ,
just to admire the plate !

well done .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#14 posted 12-14-2009 04:59 PM

nice days work, to many cookies at our house too.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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