Checkmate Plates

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Project by cosmicturner posted 01-13-2013 06:17 PM 971 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Your basic 11” dinner plate used for eating Scottish oat cakes…Black Walnut and Hard Maple they live well together…

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#1 posted 01-13-2013 06:28 PM


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#2 posted 01-13-2013 06:31 PM

This is great a unique design.

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 07:48 PM

Yup, these two woods were meant for each other. Looks beautifully done. Do you have vacuum ? I’m looking at the thinness and flat bottom . . .

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 07:57 PM

very nice work!

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#5 posted 01-13-2013 08:14 PM

Yes I do vacuum chuck but I have done this with other options like the large nova chuck jaws others make them and home made units can be built…vacuumed is pretty easy but it can be dangerous in power outages and you can break things by imploding them, but I like it..

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#6 posted 01-13-2013 11:42 PM

Beautiful plated! But what the hell is Scottish oat cakes… is that something you eat with Haggis ? :-)

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#7 posted 01-14-2013 12:11 AM

No it is linked to my Spurtle project posting earlier… long story drug out to far perhaps and a twisted mind as well

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#8 posted 01-14-2013 08:57 AM

Nice clean lines, beautiful plate.

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