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Qtr Sawn White Oak Platter

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Project by Jaybird719 posted 01-27-2013 05:40 AM 685 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First try at a platter. This one was fun – I will certainly turn a few more in the future.
Quarter-sawn white Oak, approx. 10” in diameter.
Turned from a gnarly 12/4 cut-off from a table project that worked on a while back.
This piece was on my lathe for a long, long time. There were several voids that I ended up filling using thick CA glue.
Add some glue, let dry, turn.
Add glue, let dry, turn some more.
After several cycles, I managed to close the voids and stabilize the piece.
Sanded through 400 and finished with several coats of spray laquer.

I recently moved and this was the last piece I turned in my old shop.
I was blessed with some really great neigbors, so this was given to one of them as a ‘thank you’.

Thanks for taking a look!

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA





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#1 posted 01-27-2013 05:46 AM

Very nice turning and photography as well : )

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 06:06 AM

Super looking platter,very nice work.

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 08:50 AM

Nice one, Mate!

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 08:15 PM

Nice ! Don’t see (QS) white oak turned very often.

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#5 posted 01-28-2013 02:12 PM

Very Nice! Thanks for sharing Jay!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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