Next Generation Cheese boards... #10: The teaser...

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« Part 9: Alternating the stripe. Part 10 of Next Generation Cheese boards... series no next part

From the last post you would have seen the teaser…
Here it is all glued up and marked for cutting into an oval… I also used a little turpentine to enhance the colour and grain…
I think the choice of Queensland Red Cedar [toona australis] certainly brings out the angularity of the design…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 858 days ago

it also brings out
the uniqueness
of the man
doing the work

-- 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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#2 posted 858 days ago

very nice and well designed.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#3 posted 858 days ago

Looks great, Larry…are you going to post it when it’s all finished?Question…. you’ve shown me how to cut a circle on the bandsaw, HOW do you cut an oval?? Or is that another one of my stupid questions?

-- yesterday today was tomorrow

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#4 posted 858 days ago

Awesome as usual…

...looking forward to seeing what it develops into…

Thank you, Larry… you’re doing GOOD!

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

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#5 posted 858 days ago


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#6 posted 858 days ago

Larry a great design. Nice creation.

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

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#7 posted 858 days ago

i love the wood choice here, and of coarse the cuts certainly do add a flair of its own individualism …wow thats a big word..where did that come from… regular mans terms, it looks cool…..

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

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#8 posted 858 days ago

That is beautiful…....want my address?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#9 posted 858 days ago

Beautiful wood and great design. It jumps right out with all the angular grain!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#10 posted 858 days ago

It looks like fractured stone from deep within the earths core. I love the layered grain.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#11 posted 858 days ago

dazzlingly beautiful my friend.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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#12 posted 858 days ago

Now cut that out!

(Into an oval that is!)

On a scale of one to ten, that’s a solid eleven, Larry.

the envious little guy

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#13 posted 858 days ago

Its a stunner, Larry.

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

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#14 posted 858 days ago

The way you put things together… symmetry without symmetry!
Amazing work, Larry.

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

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#15 posted 858 days ago

Nah, any fool can tell that Larry took the hide from a croc he wrestled with, and glued it to a piece of wood.

Nice try Larry, but we’re smarter than that here at LJ’s.

Since you are alive to tell the story, I assume you won the match. I assume the endeavor took considerable training, and prep with some of the by products of your beer cap projects….......

PS…..Do you drink the beer immediately after removing the cap, or do you cork it and keep it in that cute little refrigerator you got there at the factory….......or put it out as a treat for the roos?

PPS… crocs have bad breath?.......and if so, which are worse, the salties or the freshies?

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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