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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 1651 days ago 1013 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak platter that is 18 inches in diameter. Sanded to 320 grit. I applied several coats of Mahoney’s walnut oil as finish. Santa brought me a load of orders to work on so I will be a busy guy in January. This piece will see duty everyday in someones kitchen and will get lots of use.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.





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76winger

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#1 posted 1651 days ago

Nice platter Jeff. I can’t wait to get equipped for bowls & plates myself.

-- Dave, See some of my creations at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/76Winger

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Chris Cunanan

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#2 posted 1651 days ago

i’m so excited to start turning in the big boys club hehe, still need to shell out a good amount of cash on tooling ‘n accessories though before i can turn beasts of this size….keep up the good work jeff! i’m definitely watching your work =]

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scrappy

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#3 posted 1651 days ago

Great Platter. Congrats on all the orders. Hope this year brings lots of prosperity for al.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1651 days ago

super platter super job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Innovator

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#5 posted 1651 days ago

Very nice platter Jeff

Santa was very good to you.

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

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toyguy

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#6 posted 1651 days ago

Very nice platter, and a great size too…........ very useful .

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Karson

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#7 posted 1649 days ago

Jeff: a great looking platter. Nice job. Is it 1” thick wood or thicker?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jeffthewoodwacker

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#8 posted 1648 days ago

Karson, the blank that I start with was about 4 inches thick and came from an oak log that the tree service left for me. Turned down to one inch thick. I like to keep pieces that will be used in the kitchen a little thicker. You would not want to drop this bad boy on your toe!

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 1317 days ago

Very nice platter. You must have a big lathe to turn that puppy!
How did you hold it to finish the back?

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

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