16 inch Walnut Platter

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Project by Big_Bob posted 12-30-2011 02:13 AM 960 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
16 inch Walnut Platter
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It has been a while since I posted anything. My employer has had me on assignment in Australia. Oh darn! Well I got back in time to turn this walnut platter before Christmas. It measures 16 inches in diameter. I ruffed it out almost a year ago and let it dry to entire time. Anyway, I hope to have more time for woodworking now.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#1 posted 12-30-2011 02:40 AM

Hey Bob, great looking wood in that platter, nice design on the rim! Get to pick up any Australian woods? Thanks for sharing!


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#2 posted 12-30-2011 02:52 AM

Looks fantastic Bob ,you have to take your time letting blanks dry out.

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#3 posted 12-30-2011 04:12 AM

Very nice looking platter

-- Vince

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#4 posted 12-30-2011 03:56 PM

Wow, a year from start to completion….....and I start getting twitchy and disintersted when a project lasts me more than a week. Well done.

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#5 posted 12-30-2011 10:25 PM


I was not able to pick-up any wood in Australia. I was not sure about importing wood into the US. Besides, my company expected me to work when I was over there. Go figure! Oh well the time I did had off was great and the Australin people are fantastic had a great time.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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