It's time you post more, that is AWESOME Nate
That is one beautiful platter. Would love to see the side profile as well.
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And a WOW cover of the day too!! Crazy wood Nate...good job showing it off!
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where on the tree did that come from it doesnt look like crotch but it has so much going on it could be,, that is a amazing piece of maple i hope you went back and got more..
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Good to see you post this one here, Nate. That's a beautiful piece. One of these days I need to get over to your side of the mountain and see this one (and others) in person.
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Thanks all for the overly kind comments!
Larry, the was the end of a plank, so I'm guess this is probably moisture leaking in over time. I did notice there is some burl, spalt, punkiness and curl. Picked it up in NC before I moved to NM.
Last edited by Nate Davey; 12-31-2012 at 08:23 PM.
Welcome aboard Nate. That platter looks great ! I love all that grain in the wood. Well done.
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Glad to see ya over here Nate. Great platter,just don't let Vaughn come over to your place with them teal spandex.