My thanks to "degoose"

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Project by hotncold posted 06-18-2014 04:51 AM 2974 views 15 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I offer this cutting board in appreciation of the posts (and fantastic work) from degoose who inspired me to attempt this project. I’ve never done anything like this before and thanks to his tutorial, I finally made the attempt.
After a false start or two, I was quite pleased with the result of this one.

Five months ago I could never have imagined that I could create anything remotely resembling the artistry that I have seen on Lumberjocks and every day I continue to be in awe of the creations that are presented here. I applaud every single post from every single aspiring woodworker and all of the artists represented here.


-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#1 posted 06-18-2014 05:06 AM

Verry nice board. Perfect ’’attempt’’!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 06-18-2014 05:18 AM

Looks great, well done

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 06-18-2014 07:07 AM

Hey thats good work hotncold
He will be chuffed !!
Or worried thats a very good effort!!
Possibly a good thing you are inTennessee!!

Look forward to seeing your next project !!

-- Regards Rob

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#4 posted 06-18-2014 09:06 AM

I am indeed chuffed… you have done a wonderful job on the weave… look forward to seeing whats next…
[See If you think you can or you think you can’t you are right]

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 06-18-2014 10:41 AM

Super nice board Dennie.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 06-18-2014 10:49 AM

Degoose is the master. You have done very well.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 06-18-2014 01:30 PM

Perfectly stated, and beautiful work. Congrats!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#8 posted 06-18-2014 02:16 PM

looks great. I need to make one for the wife.

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#9 posted 06-18-2014 02:41 PM

Looks great, thanks for posting the inspiration to give it a try myself when time permits.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#10 posted 06-18-2014 03:36 PM

Not only is Degoose a fine craftsman he is also highly productive. He’s a good man to follow and learn from. You did a good job on this, Dennie.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 06-18-2014 04:21 PM

Woven wood is an eye catcher and this one does that! Larry won’t be upset as imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 06-18-2014 04:55 PM

”Not only is Degoose a fine craftsman he is also highly productive.”
That is so true. I can’t tell you how many times I had to watch his video before doing this board!
Also, this morning I had to google “chuffed” just to make sure that I wasn’t upsetting him! Whew!
Thanks Larry (degoose) !!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#13 posted 06-18-2014 05:32 PM

Wow, that is an amazing design.

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#14 posted 06-18-2014 08:51 PM

great build , hes a master for sure ,looks good

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#15 posted 06-19-2014 06:56 AM

I took another look at your post and checked out the tutorial again after so many great feedback comments.

I still do not think I have the equipment or the skills to even attempt this project.
Far too much accuracy required and intimate ability to cut repetion sections as per degoose’s post.
Its beyond my capabiliies (and mindset) at the moment.

You still did a fantastic job, and may be later I ‘may” try but for the time being I am happy to leave it to the experts.

Just goes to show with the right mentoring and the mind set the ability to attempt such a complex job, it can be done.

-- Regards Rob

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