Turning Project With Proper Planning And Wood Selection You Re Set To Turn The Perfect Platter To Present A Beautiful Healthy Afternoon Snack Fruit
Turning project with proper planning and wood selection you re set to turn the perfect platter to present a beautiful healthy afternoon snack fruit is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by terry with ID 12074784449 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 361,616 times.
Turning a Fruit Platter Photos by Allan Cusworth; Lead photos by Rob Brown Many turned platters are designed to hold crackers, cookies and other lightweight items.These types of platters are often made thin and light.
The platter in this project is designed to hold fruit.The turning procedure yields a more robust and heavier finished piece since it will need to stand up to a bit more abuse as it sits out on your counter or table.
There are almost as many ways to turn a platter as there are woodturners.I cannot say that the procedure described here is the only way but it is the way I turn them.This is a compilation of ideas gleaned from books, Internet research and demonstrations by world-class turners, as well as my own trial and error.
PlanIn my opinion, every project starts with an idea.This platter is no exception.I suggest that a sketch or drawing be made of the desired edge and rim profile before putting any tools to wood.This way you have an idea of what you're trying to achieve.
This is an essential step if you are planning to make more than one platter of the same design.Wood SelectionThis...