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12” Cherry platter from a huge Choke Cherry my brother dropped last year. Finish is Watco Danish oil. I haven’t decided if I will add a top coat.
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#1 posted 01-11-2011 08:32 PM
Wow, that is some beautiful figure there!
I like that you kept tje curvature and overall design straightforward to keep the focus on that grain.
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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#2 posted 01-11-2011 08:55 PM
Terry, nice clean & simple thats all that is needed with a piece of timber like this, let the wood do the talking.well done
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#3 posted 01-11-2011 08:59 PM
That’s a beautiful platter and the wood is wonderful.
-- 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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#4 posted 01-11-2011 09:48 PM
Terry, I really like this plater it has a gorgeous grain. I am sure the reason the grain is so pretty is because of the way you turned this piece.
Thanks for sharing!!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#5 posted 01-12-2011 12:29 AM
hi that s a really nice plat er the grain is something else it looks like flames flickering out of a fire
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#6 posted 01-12-2011 02:45 AM
There is beauty in simplicity! Great work!
-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien
#7 posted 01-12-2011 02:54 AM
Thank you for your kind thoughts.
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#8 posted 01-12-2011 05:57 AM
Beautiful piece of wood – what great figure! I love the shape you chose for the platter it really excentuates that incredible grain.
-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA
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#9 posted 01-12-2011 08:56 AM
Wow. nice job.
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#10 posted 01-26-2011 03:16 AM
Superb platter !!! Just beautiful : )
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