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    A small Banksia Platter

    A small platter out some native Banksia tree that grows in the park. The local council cut it down, not sure of the reason, but I managed to get a few pieces. Its soft timber with a pretty grain structure easy to turn and carve.
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    nice work! like the carving.
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    Ooh, that's very pretty, Hughie.

    Quote Originally Posted by neil mackay View Post
    ...Lol I messed up the spelling in the title, how do you fix that?
    Click Edit Post, then once the post opens in the edit window, click Go Advanced down at the bottom of the window. Once you're in the Advanced Editor, you'll be able to edit the heading.

    (I thought it was just how you Aussies spell platter. )
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    Hughie that's a sharp looking platter. Great job on the carving as always.

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    nice work, and aussies are good folk they take walk abouts
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    Very well done!
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    Very Nice!
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    Phew i hope someday i get to carve like you. Very nice work. Really nice.
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    Very nice Neil ... just another example of your talent from down under.

    Now maybe something from your wonderful tree that clears sinus' ... sneeze wood or whatever its called <LOL>

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