Plates in a Crate!

Having recently sourced some lovely character Cornish sycamore & chestnut, I took this opportunity to turn up, what I term as “everyday plates”.

Sycamore has been used over the millennia for platters & “Treen ware” (spoons/plates/kitchenware), some examples being highly collectible. One of the attributes of sycamore is that it does not taint food.
I am now producing sets of plates in a packing crate, hence: Plates in a Crate! The crates are made up from whatever off-cuts I have – I don’t like waste.

The crate !

The crate !

I make plate/bowl designs of various sizes to order, so that a complete service can be built up & I will even make the wooden spoons/forks to go with them!

Naturally, These can be any suitable timber of your choice, I will only source from certified & ideally locally sourced timber

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Three sycamore plates & one of chestnut

All these plates have been turned up on my recently acquired gem of old British engineering: the Union Graduate lathe (for the those that just may be interested!)

Some sheep !

Daffodils & some sheep

An example of the complex patterning of sycamore:

Sycamore woodscape

Sycamore woodscape

Here are a selection of recently turned plates:

Stacked plates

Stacked plates

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