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Platter made of Black Walnuts, use ground coffee mixed with epoxy as the filler.
Jun 09, 2013
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#1 posted 06-08-2013 10:43 PM
I bet your shop smelled TERRIFIC when you turned this one!
Thanks for sharing this unique piece of art.
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.rhoadesclan.com
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#2 posted 06-08-2013 10:44 PM
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#3 posted 06-09-2013 12:04 AM
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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#4 posted 06-09-2013 12:07 AM
What a great idea…..looks really really good.
-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....
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#5 posted 06-09-2013 12:30 AM
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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#6 posted 06-09-2013 12:58 AM
I love black walnuts! What a great way to show them off! Well done and very creative!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#7 posted 06-09-2013 01:01 AM
Hey John what are you using for epoxy. How did it turn.Nice piece
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#8 posted 06-09-2013 01:53 AM
That’s pretty cool.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#9 posted 06-09-2013 02:17 AM
wow that’s is very neat. A real interesting idea. Is it decaf?
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#10 posted 06-09-2013 05:21 AM
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.
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#11 posted 06-09-2013 12:53 PM
This is beautiful. It’s definitely an eye catcher. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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 06-09-2013 03:30 PM
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
#13 posted 06-10-2013 01:31 AM
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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#14 posted 06-20-2013 01:26 PM
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.
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