Maple Platter

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Project by jbrinkman posted 999 days ago 1628 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This maple platter was created for an upcoming user conference that my company hosts every year. The platter is based off a technique I learned from Al Stirt which uses black Gesso to form a nice solid background. Using a rotary tool, I created hundreds of little holes in the piece which provides the pattern on the piece. In this case I use my company’s logo for the design which I think worked out great. I finished the project with some glossy wipe on poly.

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio -

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#1 posted 999 days ago

Super nice piece!!!!!!!!!!

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

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#2 posted 999 days ago

Wonderful work.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#3 posted 999 days ago

That is a piece of art. Well done.

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#4 posted 999 days ago

you have done well here Joe, a great portrail of your Coy’ logo it will go down a treat for sure,great job : ))

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

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#5 posted 998 days ago

Beautiful Platter…. Great Job!

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-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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