Rust patina platter

  • Advertise with us
Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 06-28-2011 06:59 PM 998 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ash platter 13 inches in diameter. The rim was textured and then a rust patina process was used. The back of the platter was textured and a segmented inlay was used for the center. Finish is several coats of Mimwax wipe on satin poly.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

6 comments so far

View Karson's profile


34994 posts in 3491 days

#1 posted 06-28-2011 07:52 PM

Jeff that is a great looking plater, What is the rust patina finish.

-- 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 †

View sedcokid's profile


2702 posts in 2689 days

#2 posted 06-28-2011 10:01 PM

Jeff, nice look’in platter. The rust patina really sets it off…

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View jeffthewoodwacker's profile


603 posts in 2895 days

#3 posted 06-28-2011 11:45 PM

The patina is a two part process. The wood has to first be sealed and then a base coat is brushed on. The base coat has metal filings suspended in the paint. When that coat is dry a second base coat is brushed on followed by a coat of the accelerator. The accelerator brings out the rust color.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

View peteg's profile


3474 posts in 1914 days

#4 posted 06-29-2011 01:02 AM

Your treatment acts like a picture frame for a lovely piece of ash, nice job

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

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

14414 posts in 2196 days

#5 posted 06-29-2011 04:55 AM

Really an eye catcher!! Thanks for sharing the project and the process!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View mahadevwood's profile


415 posts in 2110 days

#6 posted 06-29-2011 08:23 AM

eye catcher design of ash Platter, Dark border looking very nice

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics