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Project by prospector45 posted 05-02-2014 02:30 PM 1271 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some of the boards for a new retailer I have established in Ohio. The collection includes end grain and long grain boards. One has some of each. Will wait to see how that works out in the long term because of the different expansion rates of the grains.
The first board is patterned after BritBoxmaker, Martyn’s project called newsWipe. Thanks. End grain, cherry and walnut 10×12.
I typically like a feature “strip” in each board as shown in photos 3 and 4. These board are fun to make and designs to use are everywhere to be seen; Ladies sweaters, photos, paintings, inlay banding and woodturners.
Photo 5 is the CafeWall that has been shown several times on LJ. I just had to do one.
Photo 6 shows the stands that will hold a board upright to be displayed in the kitchen. The upright board does not take up as much room as laying the board flat. Some say Wall Art. The “wood” plaques are attached to each board for wood identification and maintenance instructions.

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster





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#1 posted 05-02-2014 03:50 PM

Really great work Bert. You have a great eye for detail….hope the sales go well!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#2 posted 05-02-2014 07:23 PM

Nice work, Bert.

Good development of the Newswipe pattern too.

Thanks for the mention.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#3 posted 05-03-2014 01:41 AM

I love gluing up different types of wood. Like you said…the patterns s ‘re everywhere. These are amazing. Makes me want to step up my game. You truly have a talent. Cant wait to see more

-- "The difficult I can do right away. .....the impossible will take a little longer! "

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#4 posted 05-03-2014 04:15 AM

Bert..they are really classy and no doubt should sell.. I do like your designs.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#5 posted 05-03-2014 05:37 AM

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 05-03-2014 10:51 AM

very cool designs. great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#7 posted 05-23-2014 04:50 AM

Would you share the copy of the cards you made to go with the boards? I want to do the same thing for the boards I’m doing; would appreciate seeing your example.

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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