This Viking knit draw plate I have made from a piece of African padauk wood.
It is hand cut
shaped and sanded then drilled out with 11 holes! It is cut from a solid piece of wood for good strength and has been finished using 2 coats of Danish wood oil for protection from moisture and to show off the warm
stunning natural colour of this hard wood.
The plate comes with 4 x pine mandrels for various size options.
The jewellery samples are for photographic purposes and do not come with the draw plates!!
The overall plate size is -
Length inc handle - 22.2cm or 8 7/8"
Width - 7.4cm or 2 7/8"
Thickness - 2cm or 7/8"
Handle length - 9.7cm or 3 7/8"
Mandrel sizes are -
8mm or 5/16" diameter
11mm or 7/16" diameter
15mm or 5/8" diameter
18mm or 3/4" diameter
All 110mm or 4 3/8" in length and made from pine.
Plate hole sizes are -
Wood - African padauk - Pterocarpus soyauxii
Q&A with Planengrain
Terri Densmore asked:
What is it?
This is a drawplate for making Viking chain! If you follow the link to my Etsy shop it shows some samples of the type of chain you can make in the pictures for the drawplate listing.