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Project by John Choponis posted 409 days ago 1426 views 14 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Platter made of Black Walnuts, use ground coffee mixed with epoxy as the filler.

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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 409 days ago

VERY cool!

I bet your shop smelled TERRIFIC when you turned this one!

Thanks for sharing this unique piece of art.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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jap

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#2 posted 409 days ago

cool

-- Joel

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tjdv

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#3 posted 409 days ago

Wow. Not only is this a great piece, but I can’t imagine how you ever thought of such an idea.

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 409 days ago

What a great idea…..looks really really good.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 409 days ago

This is really an eye opener.

I have made things out of walnut shells but not this outstanding!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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HorizontalMike

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#6 posted 409 days ago

I love black walnuts! What a great way to show them off! Well done and very creative!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 409 days ago

Hey John what are you using for epoxy. How did it turn.
Nice piece

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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clieb91

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#8 posted 409 days ago

That’s pretty cool.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 409 days ago

wow that’s is very neat. A real interesting idea. Is it decaf?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Rick M.

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#10 posted 409 days ago

Exceptional idea and lathe-manship. I’m fascinated and grossed out at the same time. I don’t know why exactly but it gives me the heeby-jeebies.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 408 days ago

This is beautiful. It’s definitely an eye catcher. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 408 days ago

Quite interesting

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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John Choponis

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#13 posted 408 days ago

Thanks, for all of the positive comments! Yes the shop smelled great while working with this.

Ron – I used clear two part 5 min epoxy. Turned ok, dulls the tools very quick.

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BangleGuy

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#14 posted 397 days ago

That’s awesome John! I had to study it for a while to just to absorb all of the details presented by the walnuts. That is a very unique piece, thanks for sharing.

-- www.BangleGuy.com

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