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Blog entry by degoose posted 1948 days ago 2879 reads 66 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

To start I make a full size drawing of the board to see how it will look.

Make an endgrain blank in dark timber

Make an endgrain blank in light timber

Glue and clamp.
Plane or sand flat and level.
Join both blanks with double sided tape and mark out the curves and cut on the banksaw

Detach from tape and alternate light and dark.. insert a string of PH and SA glue and clamp.
Plane or sand flat and level and repeat the marking cutting , alternating the cut parts,stringing and glueing and clamping.

As you will have noticed you get two for one,.
Square up the board round the corners ease the edges and apply a finish.

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



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builtinabarn

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#1 posted 1948 days ago

Sweet! very nice

-- Built in a Barn Bob

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bowyer

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#2 posted 1948 days ago

very nice. Thanks for the post

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#3 posted 1948 days ago

I love it, thanks for the how to. Where do I send the check? :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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Joe Weaver

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#4 posted 1948 days ago

thank you for the post

-- Joe, Ga

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1948 days ago

Thanks for detailing your technique on this board, Larry. You make the process look pretty straight-forward.

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

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dusty2

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#6 posted 1947 days ago

Very nice. Thank you for sharing these techniques.

-- Making Sawdust Safely

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Karson

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#7 posted 1947 days ago

That is a beautiful technique that you have developed or perfected.

It make a great looking project.

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

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Karson

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#8 posted 1947 days ago

It looks like there is an end to end seam running down through the middle of the finished product. It that true or just my imagination.

I also an guessing that this is all end grain showing, so the seam is not end to end but side to side.

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

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spanky46

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#9 posted 1947 days ago

You are the man Larry!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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ellen35

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#10 posted 1947 days ago

Now…THAT’S a tutorial…even I can follow this one!
Thanks Larry!
Ellen

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

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milehigh

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#11 posted 1947 days ago

Thanks again for sharing Larry. Well done tutorial again. About halfway through i thought”you get 2 for 1” About that same time i read it. That sure is some beautiful wood you used too!

Paul

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kevinw

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#12 posted 1947 days ago

Going to show my ignorance, but what is “a string of PH and SA”? That is the only part I did not follow. Thanks.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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Max

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#13 posted 1947 days ago

Thanks for the instructions. I really like the way they turned out. Am going to have to try a couple.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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milehigh

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#14 posted 1947 days ago

Kevin,
PH-Purple Heart SA=Silver Ash No ignorance in asking a question. Hope you didn’t mind me answering Larry.

Paul

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mart

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#15 posted 1947 days ago

You make some great boards. I always enjoy seeing your work. Great job.

Mart

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