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Leaf platters (oak, walnut, teak)

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Project by walkingjohn posted 11-25-2017 05:57 PM 375 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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a quick project I had this week, some platters shaped as leaves, the leaf is the one of the tree that the platter is made out of ;)

So here we have walnut, oak and teak. I guess you will recognize them ;)

A video of the process can be seen here :
https://youtu.be/S7Xq9b4tUV8

A few pictures :






Cheers !





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useraddmario

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#1 posted 11-25-2017 06:58 PM

Nice work man. I like the design.

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majuvla

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#2 posted 11-25-2017 08:33 PM

Pretty cool leaf shapes. Those grooves realy looks realistic – great idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-26-2017 12:12 PM

These platters are beautiful.

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

-- 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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leafherder

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#4 posted 11-26-2017 03:34 PM

Great job, never would have guessed the Teak – those trees don’t grow around here. :) Just leaf-herded the Oak and Walnut leaves yesterday (raked). Thanks for posting

-- Leafherder

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mel52

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#5 posted 11-26-2017 09:47 PM

Great idea !!! How were the veins ( grooves ) put in so nicely.

-- MEL, Kansas

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walkingjohn

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#6 posted 11-26-2017 09:48 PM

Thank you people for the kind words !

Mel, check the link at the top of my post, it will show you the whole process in detail !

Cheers,

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Mean_Dean

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#7 posted 11-30-2017 10:45 PM

Those are some great looking platters—love the veining!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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