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Platter in Claro Walnut

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Project by BarbS posted 01-18-2014 04:49 AM 1450 views 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Claro Walnut came out almost prettier on the back side I’d chosen, than on the front! It is 12-1/2” in diameter and about 2” deep. I cut a small bead on the reverse to give it a bit of lift off the table top. Finished with Natural Danish Oil and carnuba wax.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/





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quicksilver

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#1 posted 01-18-2014 05:24 AM

That’s beautiful
Great Job

-- Quicksilver

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#2 posted 01-18-2014 05:51 AM

That’s very pretty!

Claro walnut is one of my favorite wood, rather expensive.

Great Job!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#3 posted 01-18-2014 06:39 AM

Very nice, Walnut is an excellent choice for platters.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 01-18-2014 07:25 AM

Excellent work.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#5 posted 01-18-2014 08:39 AM

Beautiful platter!! Sure has some rich looking grain and finished out nicely!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#6 posted 01-18-2014 09:15 AM

BarbS, great design and execution on the platter. I really like the bead on the bottom. It makes the whole piece appear lighter and makes you want to pick it up and carry it.

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#7 posted 01-18-2014 10:53 AM

Nicely turned BarbS and the wood is beautiful…thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 01-18-2014 12:58 PM

You’ve been busy miss Barb! That looks great, I bet it was fun to do. I love the smell of walnut when working it and that magical moment when you first apply the finish and get to see the colors come alive. Beautiful work.

-- wood tick tools for turners by woodtickgreg @ woodbarter.com

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#9 posted 01-18-2014 01:26 PM

Hi Barb, that wood is beautiful and you have done a beautiful job on it. Any plans for it?

Thanks for sharing Barb

-- When you know better you do better.

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Roger

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#10 posted 01-18-2014 02:06 PM

That is a beauty Barb.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 01-18-2014 03:36 PM

Thank you for the compliments, everyone. The beauty is all in the wood! Amazing stuff. Cher, this one was made last year and is still on my fireplace mantel!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#12 posted 01-18-2014 04:28 PM

That’s beautiful, Barb. Nice work.

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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Sprung

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#13 posted 01-18-2014 04:32 PM

Very nice, Barb! I really like that!

-- Matt, SW MN, https://www.facebook.com/anewcreationwoodworks

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#14 posted 01-18-2014 08:36 PM

Lovely, very nice platter!

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#15 posted 01-18-2014 09:29 PM

Beautiful job Barb.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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