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Platter: a large shallow dish used for serving food


All of the platters on this page are wood turnings.  That is they were created on the lathe by spinning the wood and cutting it with a turning tool.

 

Platters come in a verity of shapes and styles.

 

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Elm platter. Finished with polyurethane and boiled linseed oil.

2013

Spalted maple platter. Finished with polyurethane and boiled linseed oil.

2013

Red enchilada maple platter finished with wiping polyurethane, 21" diameter.

Isometric view

Red enchilada maple platter finished with wiping polyurethane, 21" diameter.

Top view

English walnut platter finished with wiping polyurathane over blond shelac. Front view.

8/22/2008

English walnut platter finished with wiping polyurathane over blond shelac. Top view.

8/22/2008

21" diameter cherry platter finished with wiping polyurethane.

4/18/2008

Mahogany platter finished with wiping polyurethane. View 1.

10/17/2007

Mahogany platter finished with wiping polyurethane. View 2. 10/17/2007

Mulberry platter finished with danish oil and wax.

Mulberry trees can grow quite large. This platter is 7-3/4" in diameter.

top view

5/2/2005

Mulberry platter finished with danish oil and wax.

front view

5/2/2005

Sassafras platter finished in danish oil and wax.

top view

5/1/2005

Sassafras platter finished in danish oil and wax.

front view

5/1/2005

Sassafras platter finished in danish oil and wax.

Most people do not know that sassafrass trees can sometimes have trunks 3 feet in diameter.

top view

4/30/2005

Sassafras platter finished in danish oil and wax.

front view

4/30/2005

Spalted sycamore platter finished with danish oil and wax.

top view

4/29/2005

Spalted sycamore platter finished with danish oil and wax.

front view

4/29/2005

English walnut platter finished in danish oil and wax.

I made this platter for an intermediate turning class I attended at Maryland Hall. Joe Dicky presented this materal.

top view 4/25/2005

English walnut platter finished in danish oil and wax.

front view

4/25/2005

Spalted sycamore platter finished with danish oil and wax.

top view

4/25/2005

Spalted sycamore platter finished with danish oil and wax.

front view

4/25/2005

Bartlett Pear Platter (top view)

This natural edge platter is finished in Danish Oil and wax. It was made in a turning class I attended at Maryland Hall.

Bartlett Pear Platter (front view)

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