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14.5” x 2” mahogany. Finish is an oil/urethane blend.

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas





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MrUnix

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#1 posted 09-03-2017 03:40 AM

Nice… what did you use to do the carving?

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-03-2017 11:53 AM

That is really cool, Ray. Looks like a lot of carving!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-03-2017 12:52 PM

This piece is so nice and I love the look. It’s a nice eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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bushmaster

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#4 posted 09-03-2017 01:21 PM

Extremely well done, boggles my mind how you got the perfect radiating pattern, hope you comment on that.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 09-03-2017 01:58 PM

Outstanding platter Ray, Really nice design, and craftsmanship.

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Tayraylor

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#6 posted 09-03-2017 02:42 PM

Thanks all. I drew radial lines with a pencil to follow in an organized random pattern while it was still on the lathe. After sanding, I carved with a flex shaft tool from Harbor Freight with a bit from Rotary Chisel.

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas

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PaulDoug

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#7 posted 09-03-2017 03:07 PM

That is beautiful! Somehow reminds me of the Eclipse.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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SCOTSMAN

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#8 posted 09-03-2017 05:00 PM

this effect is totally beautiful Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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tomd

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#9 posted 09-04-2017 02:45 AM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- Tom D

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 09-05-2017 01:31 AM

Ray , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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oldnovice

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#11 posted 09-05-2017 02:44 AM

That is very unique!
All those radial cuts make it exquisite and add a lot of interest!
Nice project.

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

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Sodabowski

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#12 posted 09-05-2017 08:42 PM

That’d make a wicked clock. I might steal your design in the future, hope you wouldn’t mind :)

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

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