________A bit of Westonbirt Yew after two years in the drying.___Click on images for larger view.
_____________Yew (335mm dia.)
Man Chas your work is just absolutely beautiful that is some fantastic work
Very nice Chas. The rim detail is great!
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Chas, that is outstanding! Those types of turnings just amaze me. You hit a homerun with that one!!!
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charles how did you get the rim smooth, those little crevices would be a ugly spot to sand out?
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That is a beautiful platter Chas. Well done.
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Really beautiful platter. Your work is inspiring. I keep trying to get to that level. I really like the edge treatment.
Thanks for the comments folks.
Wayne there is nothing very special about the stuff I do, it's very basic in form compared with many turners, just keep the shape simple, add a bit of decoration if felt it enhances the wood character and concentrate on finishing to remove tool or sanding marks.
Then forget about all the various witches brues etc. that are talked about as being 'the thing' for finishing.
All my latest pieces have just been sanding sealed with celulose and buffed to remove any sealer blemishes then given a buff with carnauba wax, quick simple and leaves the wood to speak for itself.
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