Large Curly Maple Platter


This is platter is turned from a spectacularly figured piece of curly silver maple (Acer saccharinum) that a friend and I found at the local city compost site. We scavenged several pieces off of it, but I wish we had got more. It sat for years in my shop, but I finally got the courage to put it on the lathe and make something out of it. I am glad I did. Finished with several coats of polymerized tung oil and then buffed.

Dimensions: 63 mm high x 438 mm wide

Weight: 710 g

Date Created: Jan. 11, 2020


Project Type: Platters and Plates

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