Wooden plate Alder

Wooden Plate #6


Wooden plate turned on my pole lathe.

This is a  18cm size plate turned from quarter sawn Alder. The tree stood somewhere in Edhinburgh and I only got a small piece of the massive trunk. Must have been a rather old and large tree for an Alder. It was big enough to try to turn plates from the quarter log, something I had in mind for a while. Because of the shape and age I was a bit restricted as to how many I could cut from that log.  I got 12 out of that one half log! So, although some a perfectly quarter sawsn, some a slightly off and did a tiny bit of warping and ever so slight uneven base as a result. This is a lovely feature and makes it rather authentic.



Authentic and useable woodware.

Living history and re-enactors love these as they are properly turned on a tradtional, foot powered lathe. No sandpaper or any other cheats to make it look polished.


All plates are turned to a high quality standart that I love to maintain with all my work.





  • Shipping info

    I aim to send your items within 3-4 working days. Postage will be added at check out. You will get a notification email when it is on its way.

  • Product info

    ca 18cm in diameter.

    Wooden plates can be used for hot and cold food. They do not like to be put into microwaves and dishwasher. Handwash only. 

Hand crafted in the UK

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