At a recent meeting of my
wood turning club I saw a beautiful platter with a butterfly in the
center. I knew I had to make one. And that led to me making 5 of
I had a board of silky oak
that was just big enough for 5 platters 9Ē in diameter. I cut the
board, then cut the squares round to go onto the lathe. I turned the
back of each one the same. Then I turned the frame around the
It was difficult to decide
how to turn all the frames, and yet have them all be different. As
you can see they all are different. I donít know what I would have
done if I had to do another one. :>)
The first step was to glue
a butterfly pattern on each platter.
Then each one had to be
Here is a close-up of one.