4 Petal basket illusion platter

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Project by Julian posted 11-08-2018 02:47 AM 1421 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small platter made as a gift exchange for a Christmas party at my turning club.
Made from maple; approximately 6 1/4” in diameter.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 11-08-2018 03:06 AM

Another beauty, I just love this style of turning!!!

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#2 posted 11-08-2018 03:56 AM

I love what you have been doing Julian.
Each piece has a new twist and a new story.
Well done.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#3 posted 11-08-2018 03:57 AM

Fantastic work!

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#4 posted 11-08-2018 07:14 AM

I was waiting for the newest Basket Illusion Julian, they are so cool!

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#5 posted 11-08-2018 07:15 AM

This one is one of nicest you have build.


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#6 posted 11-08-2018 09:26 AM

Incredible…tramendous amount of work!!

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#7 posted 11-08-2018 09:45 AM

So well done Julian. I really like the basket designs and this one is no exception.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 11-08-2018 12:30 PM

Another great piece for sure.

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#9 posted 11-08-2018 03:19 PM

So, so beautiful… If I were a turner, this is what I would like to make. Awesome work.

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#10 posted 11-08-2018 03:50 PM

just incredible,looking at the photos no one would ever know it wasn’t a real weaved basket.your work just keeps getting better and better.truly a master of this type of turning.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#11 posted 11-08-2018 04:00 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Julian

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#12 posted 11-08-2018 07:20 PM

Another outstanding “bowlsket”!
I would love to see how you make these!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#13 posted 11-08-2018 07:49 PM

Another fabulous piece Julian, so crisp & clean, Wow
boy I wish I was the lucky recipient of this as a member of your turning club :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#14 posted 11-08-2018 07:57 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#15 posted 11-08-2018 09:13 PM

Sorry don’t know how this re-posted.

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