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Project by lew posted 07-31-2017 02:56 PM 1137 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cake/pastry serving platter. About 11” diameter and 5” tall. Hard maple and walnut. Rim decoration made with Sorby texturing tool and the painted with acrylic paint. Overall finish is rattle can lacquer. This one does not have a Lazy Susan function.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.





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mmh

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#1 posted 07-31-2017 02:57 PM

Very nice platter! Let’s bake a cake to try it out!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 07-31-2017 03:01 PM

Very cool project Lew, I’ll have to make one.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 07-31-2017 03:11 PM

beautiful platter ,Lew

-- bambi

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#4 posted 07-31-2017 03:15 PM

That came out awesome lew!
Love that rim detail and your choice of coloring and finish are always top-notch.

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Jim Bertelson

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#5 posted 07-31-2017 03:20 PM

Elegant item, Lew. It has real class, but what would I expect, coming from you… (-:

I just have to get into wood turning. It would fit the size of my shops, among other things.

I just finished a low budget pine dining room table for a rental. Will be posting it sooner or later…

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 07-31-2017 03:44 PM

Lew, this is a real nice piece and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 07-31-2017 03:49 PM

loving the design around it ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Softshell

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#8 posted 07-31-2017 03:58 PM

Great project. I’ve always wanted to turn a bread plate, but I really like your idea. Nicely done!

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woodsmithshop

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#9 posted 07-31-2017 04:22 PM

Very nice Lew. I like the edge decoration.

-- Smitty!!!

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#10 posted 07-31-2017 05:14 PM

Beautiful work buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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moke

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#11 posted 07-31-2017 05:32 PM

Very well done…Let them eat cake!!!!!
Mike

-- Mike

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Mark Wilson

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#12 posted 07-31-2017 06:36 PM

Lovely, Lew. Just lovely.

-- Mark

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Karson

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#13 posted 07-31-2017 09:08 PM

Great job Lew.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 07-31-2017 11:05 PM

That is really nice and something not often seen on this site.
The hard maple will last for a long time, at least until someone cuts too deep.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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John

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#15 posted 07-31-2017 11:29 PM

Real nice rim Lew.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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