Pig Plate

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Project by revieck posted 1648 days ago 1263 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Old barn siding turned into the Pig Plate. I’ve norrowed the type of wood to seewtgum or some other gum. Plate is 8in. dia. lacquer finish. Pigs are wood burned on the rim. I have included a photo of my studio setup for photographing the plates.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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#1 posted 1648 days ago


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#2 posted 1648 days ago

I like it. Being a farm kid, I may have to do that for my mom and siblings :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 1648 days ago

Very nice plate.Well done. Reminds me of my photo studio.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 1648 days ago

SSEEWEEETTT plate! haha Nice use of reclaimed wod. Great design and love the added touch of the pigs.

Keep it up.


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

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#5 posted 1648 days ago

Well done ! I love this one. nice work my friend.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 1648 days ago

Beautiful plate, and cute pigs. Nice photography.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 573 days ago

I’m new to turning, how’d you put the pigs around the outside? (i.e. was it a template of some kind, or freehand?)

Looks really great :)

-- Clark in Georgia

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#8 posted 573 days ago

Nicely done. The pigs and the plate look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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