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Project by Ivan posted 02-02-2019 09:12 AM 1133 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom ordered leaf shaped platters – made of walnut, linden and olive wood. Finish food friendly wood oil. Router bowl technic, without template – freehanded, with wide custom made router plate made of 8mm lexan (last photo). Outer shape cut on bandsaw. All sanded on disc and oscillating spindle sanders. Handles were additionaly shaped and sanded for better grip. Dimensions 50×25cm and 50×15cm, height 22-28mm, various dephts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 02-02-2019 09:37 AM

bravo maestro
vidim da te vuče rezbarija…

-- bambi

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#2 posted 02-02-2019 01:39 PM

Nice job, especially freehand. Should be plenty of room for all the snacks.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-02-2019 01:55 PM

Nice job choices of woods are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

-- Al Breit "A day without sawdust is like a day without sunshine"

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#4 posted 02-02-2019 04:21 PM

Wow, nice platters.

-- Rick M,

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#5 posted 02-02-2019 04:22 PM

Very pretty and will be useful too.

I like the “no pattern” way of making many things too as a bonus.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 02-02-2019 04:43 PM

These turned out nice – I like the router base idea.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 02-02-2019 05:10 PM

Beautiful Ivan, really skilled.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#8 posted 02-02-2019 06:49 PM

Thanks for sharing these platters. I make a lot of wooden trivets and there are several plant leafs I use for the designs, now you have given me another use for those leaf designs

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#9 posted 02-02-2019 08:19 PM

Freehand with a router…you’re fearless!

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#10 posted 02-02-2019 10:08 PM

Very Nice Projects Ivan & Well Done!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#11 posted 02-03-2019 12:52 AM

Nicely shaped Ivan. I liked the lexan idea. Great job!

-- AJ

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#12 posted 02-03-2019 05:51 PM

Love the shapes of those and thank you for the last picture of the template, that’s a great idea!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#13 posted 02-03-2019 06:11 PM

Ivan, I’m a big fan of your work and these are excellent examples of your talent.
Very nice and congrats on DAILY TOP 3

-- Jerry - Ohio

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#14 posted 02-03-2019 07:44 PM

Beautiful platters, Ivan.
I sure love that olive wood!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#15 posted 02-04-2019 03:26 AM

Nicely done Ivan.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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