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This plate is turned out of Tulip Poplar beaded on both sides. Then the radial lines are drawn. After the plate comes off the lathe, the radial lines are burned into the wood. I use water based special markers and then finish with a spray finish.
The other side of the plate has the same design but in another color.

-- Barbara





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TheKingInYellow

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 10:46 PM

Jaw. Dropping.

-- I'm just learning how to cut the stuff with some other stuff...

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MShort

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 11:36 PM

I am always amazed with this type of work. Stunning !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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peteg

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#3 posted 02-19-2011 12:40 AM

A lot of detailing here, would make a nice wall hanging, what size? nice job

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

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Barbara Gill

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#4 posted 02-19-2011 12:48 AM

Thanks you all.
Pete, it is 14” in diameter.

-- Barbara

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 02-19-2011 01:54 AM

Barbara,

That shows an incredible amount of patience and skill. You must have good eye sight and a very steady hand to do such tiny detail. We’d love to see more photos (opposite side). Thanks for posting.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Jonathan

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#6 posted 02-19-2011 02:10 AM

Wow, that is phenomenal! It looks to be woven out of fiber, not made out of wood!

This would make an excellent blog series, if you’d be willing to share the process with us.

-- 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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Dark_Lightning

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#7 posted 02-19-2011 02:17 AM

You do some amazing work!

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 02-19-2011 02:38 AM

Very impressive piece. Beautifully done. Thankd for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Barbara Gill

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#9 posted 02-19-2011 02:44 AM

Thanks guys. Jonathan, I certainly do not mind sharing the process. Someone shared with me when I was interested in making the plates. I will have to go back and check on the suppliers.

-- Barbara

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kiefer

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#10 posted 02-19-2011 03:03 AM

i love it !!!!!!!!!!!!! post more pics

kiefer

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#11 posted 02-19-2011 03:17 AM

Welcome tp LJs Babara
This ia amazing and beautiful so very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-19-2011 03:49 AM

Very beautiful piece, I know how much time and skill it takes to produce a plate like this. Your design is great and color is excellent. The wood burning is real time consuming project, congradulations on a terrific plate.

-- Tom D

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devann

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#13 posted 02-19-2011 04:41 AM

Very Nice. I’m glad to see some pictures.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#14 posted 02-19-2011 04:42 AM

That’s too amazing. Very cool, like bead work….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#15 posted 02-19-2011 04:43 AM

Your attention to detail is spectacular, Barbara. Beautiful piece.

-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN

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