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dennis wake06/03/2015 20:05:00
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the other day I was lucky to get a few blanks and one of them was a maley bur 16x1" so had to turn a thin platter. this was harder than I thought as with it being thin I had to fix a chuckling point with hot melt glue. her is a few photos of the finished platter. all comments welcome.




Derek Lane07/03/2015 18:16:11
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I think that hot melt glue is the way to go with such a thin piece. And as always Dennis a well turned and finished piece, you have certainly brought out the grain in this one

dennis wake07/03/2015 19:46:38
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thank you Derek. it was a challenge as always with thin and wide turning. the other thing was it was really dry so splintered easily. I have another this size and am thinking of making a wall plaque out of it what do you think. I think it is a burr but not a mela burr.


Gerrybhoy08/03/2015 15:00:20
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Stunning piece of work Dennis, as always.


sad sam08/03/2015 17:30:49
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love it denis where did you get the wood and is there anymore for sale

dennis wake08/03/2015 21:15:41
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thank you for the compliments. Robby I got them from a antique shop in Hartlepool unfortunately there is no more left wish they was. I have 3 other items to turn.

Steve J W21/03/2015 12:42:58
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thats lovely - cracking bit of work and timber.

Carl Longden26/03/2015 17:31:22
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Stunning as always Dennis, absolutely love it

Simon Reeves27/03/2015 13:10:21
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Great bit of work there Dennis - you're a lucky boy!. I had a tiny piece of mailee burr ages ago and managed to make a coin tray. Nothing like as spectacular as your 16" platter. I love it.


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