Platter in Claro Walnut

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Project by BarbS posted 176 days ago 1110 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.


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#1 posted 176 days ago

That’s beautiful
Great Job

-- Quicksilver

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#2 posted 176 days ago

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 176 days ago

Very nice, Walnut is an excellent choice for platters.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 176 days ago

Excellent work.

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

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#5 posted 176 days ago

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 176 days ago

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 176 days ago

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

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

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#8 posted 176 days ago

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 @

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#9 posted 176 days ago

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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#10 posted 176 days ago

That is a beauty Barb.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 176 days ago

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!


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#12 posted 176 days ago

That’s beautiful, Barb. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#13 posted 176 days ago

Very nice, Barb! I really like that!

-- Matt

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#14 posted 176 days ago

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 176 days ago

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 †

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