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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-03-2011 09:20 AM 6135 reads 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Yesterday I was a little busy…. I ripped and glued up some blanks for some boards…no pics but they were just simple laminations…

Today when the glue was set I took them out of the clamps and made the secondary cuts and got ready for the next glue up…

Here are a few Camphor Laurel end grain boards..

Not glued up yet..

A smaller version to go as a pair… maybe…

Can’t wait for the glue up… and sanding… then a coat of oil to pop this magnificent grain…

This weave board is going to be larger than usual…

And one with a little curve section for fun…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 11-03-2011 09:43 AM

Imagination gose wild in first and second boards. I can not wait to see them finished.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#2 posted 11-03-2011 11:06 AM

Talent + great wood = a thing of beauty!
You continue to outdo yourself in the creativity department, Larry.

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

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#3 posted 11-03-2011 04:13 PM

That camphor laurel grain is already spectacular without finish. Looking forward to seeing it come to life once your finished with it.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 11-03-2011 04:24 PM

All always fantastic work and super wood.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 11-03-2011 05:06 PM

Interesting to see green wood. Also very much like the curved work, Larry.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#6 posted 11-03-2011 05:15 PM

Wild colors in that first board.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#7 posted 11-03-2011 05:53 PM

how do you glue up that weave board?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#8 posted 11-03-2011 05:54 PM

Looks good, Larry.

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#9 posted 11-03-2011 05:58 PM

Back in the saddle again my friend, the woods are beauty to say the least…BC

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#10 posted 11-03-2011 06:10 PM

I love the weaved board.

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#11 posted 11-03-2011 07:29 PM

Great work Larry.

The grain is terrific. Was that green wood?

That weave borad is going to be great

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Joe Lyddon

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#12 posted 11-03-2011 07:30 PM

As USUAL, Super COOL stuff!

One of a kind creations demand more than their worth…

Thank you for sharing!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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matt garcia

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#13 posted 11-04-2011 12:44 AM

I’m a little dizzy with that last one!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#14 posted 11-05-2011 02:28 AM

You have been busy. Nice jobs

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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