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10" Walnut platter

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Project by jtriggs posted 07-15-2017 01:06 AM 549 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest turning. I finished a walnut platter last night. 10” wide with a nice inclusion of sapwood. Very happy with the grain of this one. It came from a large crotch piece supplied by a woodcutter friend. Thanks Curtis.

Thanks for looking all.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 07-15-2017 02:21 AM

Great job, the Sap wood really gives it visual interest. I love Walnut but this makes it pop. Well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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CalgaryBill

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#2 posted 07-15-2017 03:18 AM

That’s a great looking piece. The sapwood inclusion really kicks it up a notch. I always like Walnut.

-- Calgary Bill

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#3 posted 07-15-2017 05:12 AM

Very nice looking platter. The grain pattern looks like water flowing across the sand.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 07-15-2017 08:18 AM

Beautiful shape. Even the simpliest projects look magnificant when made of walnut – real classic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-15-2017 11:58 AM

Nice job on the platter. That’s a beautiful piece of walnut.

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

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#6 posted 07-15-2017 01:54 PM

The dark color is great. I imagine that where these trees grow in abundance people burn it for firewood. In the North it is gold.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 07-15-2017 02:47 PM

Gorgeous!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#8 posted 07-15-2017 03:03 PM

This platter is a beautiful piece and I love wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#9 posted 07-15-2017 03:14 PM

Beautiful looking platter. Walnut was the perfect choice as it brings this gorgeous color with it!

-- Joan

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#10 posted 07-15-2017 06:55 PM

Real nice job on this piece Jon, well done on DT3 :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 07-15-2017 11:40 PM

Wow.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#12 posted 07-16-2017 02:36 AM

Thanks everyone. I was told that turning is addictive and now I can attest to that fact.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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#13 posted 07-16-2017 06:07 AM

Real nice platter, love the Walnut.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#14 posted 07-16-2017 10:53 AM

Great job of making something beautiful with a piece of firewood (for some).

-- Dale

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#15 posted 07-16-2017 01:42 PM

Really very eye catching. What did you use for your finish?

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