Maple veggie dish

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Project by GenuineGeek posted 349 days ago 650 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

There is some figuring in this piece of maple, but I thought it was stable, and it was, until I started cutting into it. Only when I got it thinner I found a small crack in the figured area. Thankfully the crack proved stable.
It could be used without a dip bowl or with one that I bought at Ikea.
Sanded up through the grits through to 400, then finished with Watco brand “Butcher Block Finish”

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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#1 posted 349 days ago

Wow great maple project!

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#2 posted 349 days ago

Looks great. Beautiful finish on that!

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#3 posted 349 days ago

hi great looking dip bowl i like it fantastic finish


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#4 posted 349 days ago

Love the contrast and the figure in that maple. Excellent finish.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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#5 posted 349 days ago

Very nice dish and great finish!!............JIm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#6 posted 349 days ago

Love it !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#7 posted 349 days ago

beautiful platter. what size blank?

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 349 days ago

It started as a cut off from a 9 inch wide board that was 1 inch thick rough. I cut it an an angle and glued in the accent wood (I forget what kind), then I cut off the corners with a chop saw before turning it. Ended up at about 8 1/4 in diameter and about 3/4 inch thick.

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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Craig Havran

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#9 posted 349 days ago

Nice work.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#10 posted 346 days ago

Cool dish! Like the beautiful design, wood choice and also the finish. Great job!

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