150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. #14: Day ??

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Blog entry by degoose posted 09-18-2009 01:54 PM 2340 reads 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Lost track of the days and now only a few weeks before I have to pack and ship… does not look good, Every time I make a new design I sell some of them and with every thing else going on,, oh well still two weeks.,
NGR new guinea rosewood
TB tasmanian blackwood
PH purple heart
SA silver ash
EWC european wild cherry
FW french walnut
This weeks designs seem to be a winner as far as Xmas orders go,

NGR with SA and TB/SA border

Same but bigger
This one is not really part of the 150 but I put it in to show the difference to the original above.

Camphor Laurel and Queensland Rosewood Small butter board only 6’’ by 8” not including handle.

From the centre…NGR FW PH SA

From the centre… SA NGR PH SA

FW with SA accents

And all these puppies are different.


Centre squares SA PH outer NGR TB


All the long boards.. or bagette boards as I call them are over 20” long.
All up I think I am over the 80 mark and still have a few tricks up my sleeve.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

25 comments so far

View stefang's profile


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#1 posted 09-18-2009 02:22 PM

Great boards Larry. They were all really nice, but for some strange reason I especially took a liking to the checkerboard design, which normally I’m not too fond of. Keep up the good work mate.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 09-18-2009 02:24 PM

Larry, I really do not know how you manage to squeeze all these projects into a 24 hour day. You have got to have a shop full of elves helping you. :)

The cutters alone would seem to be enough, especially with trying to come up with unique designs, to keep you busy but adding an enterainment center and table to the mix on top of posting here, maintaining your web site and selling cutters, apparently as fast as you can make them, would seem to be overwhelming to me. But then I don’t have to rely on my woodworking skills to pay the bills (probably a good thing). :)

Have fun and I hope you make the 150 goal.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 09-18-2009 02:24 PM

way to go bro ’ .

if you don’t make 1 more ,
we still love ’ ya !

if you still have sleeves ,
you are ahead of me ,
i’m down to working in my underwear !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 09-18-2009 02:50 PM

You’re design imagination is really something.
Each one of those is a real beaut!

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#5 posted 09-18-2009 02:59 PM

Wow! You really know how to make me drool!
Those boards are beautiful… sorry you might not make your 150 but selling them is just as important as making them… maybe more important!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#6 posted 09-18-2009 03:15 PM

Larry: some great design. Even with the different woods, each board can have different grain structure so I guess that no 2 boards are ever the same.

Great job and good luck.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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Kent Shepherd

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#7 posted 09-18-2009 03:57 PM

Larry, why are you still on the computer?

GO TO WORK!!!! You have boards to make.


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#8 posted 09-18-2009 03:57 PM

Larry, Hard to imagine 80 boards. That’s a heck of a lot of work…...and a ton of lumber! Great job and I have to agree with Ellen, It’s just as important selling them as making them. May you sell them as fast as you make them!

-- John @

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#9 posted 09-18-2009 04:07 PM

Larry you will never get board with so many boards ; ) You are putting out an amazing number of beautiful cutting boards! Fantasic!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

View hooky's profile


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#10 posted 09-18-2009 04:20 PM

as always these boards are beautiful

keep up the good work

sell them now or sell them at the show the outcome is the same(lots of proud owners of lazy larrys wood works)


-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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#11 posted 09-18-2009 05:01 PM

You may have reinvented a mini surf board market…beautiful wood and design…Blkcherry

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#12 posted 09-18-2009 05:31 PM

well these are fantastic boards…..i can see a pile of saw dust on your one side and a pile of empty ale cans on the other…..i think what shall have to happen is i shall come all dolled up in red and stoke the ale to ya while you make the saw dust pile bigger…..kinda like the old locamotive trians….they had coal boxes….we shall have cases of …...well we will keep the lazy larry bevrage a secret…but…the grizzman in red is already out of the bag….so watch out yer winder for a flash of red…...and dont bump your noggin upon the bed, your goal must be met, 150 i think… lets turn up the heat

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 09-18-2009 06:33 PM

Larry, unbelievable….great work as usual, you have the knack!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#14 posted 09-18-2009 06:58 PM

Nice looking boards. I started making the same bagette boards by accident the first of the year as a way to use up scrap wood and they have sold surprisingly well at shows. I hang them on wires from the top of my canopy.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#15 posted 09-18-2009 08:59 PM

love your work Larry

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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