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Project by LoganN posted 06-27-2014 12:56 AM 928 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m doing an art show this summer and I’ve been busy getting some boards together for it. Here are some of them

-- Logan www.NewmanSpecials.com





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#1 posted 06-27-2014 01:24 AM

Some pretty good looking boards, I am just finishing of my first ones my self, not quite as fancy as yours.

-- Andre of Alberta. Finger Prints show your hands were on the wood.

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#2 posted 06-27-2014 02:36 AM

Nice assortment….you should do well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 06-27-2014 08:47 AM

They look great. Good luck for the show.

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#4 posted 06-27-2014 01:06 PM

Nice boards.

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#5 posted 06-27-2014 02:40 PM

Very nice assortment! I’d have a hard time deciding. Cutting board and string inlays are on the To Do List. Thanks for sharing. Hope you do well at the art show.

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 06-27-2014 03:10 PM

Thanks all! I still have a few to make, along with a few other interesting pieces!

-- Logan www.NewmanSpecials.com

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#7 posted 06-27-2014 03:23 PM

I’m impressed you were able to keep the joints on the curves tight. I tried a wavy board once and I couldn’t get the pieces to fit afterwards (I did cut both contrasting boards at the same time, but still had gaps). Nice work.

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#8 posted 06-27-2014 04:58 PM

I taped them together and used a 3/8th inch blade with minimal offset on the teeth – I had to get advice from another LJ’s member and it turned out nicely. I recently upgrade to a new bandsaw and the blade that came with it wouldn’t cut both at the same time. I bought new blades and they didn’t cut well because the teeth were too offset. I’m waiting for a new one to be delivered now.

-- Logan www.NewmanSpecials.com

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#9 posted 06-28-2014 11:36 AM

Very nice. My first show of the season is in a little over a month. It seems like no matter how many pieces I have, I’m panicked I won’t have enough. Of course I always end up with tons left over. The curves and the string inlays are also on my to-do list. Unfortunately that list just keeps getting longer. Way too much inspiration on this site.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#10 posted 06-29-2014 10:52 AM

Beautiful boards. Nice choice of wood and the way you have put them together. I was looking at this wooden chopping board the other day with a cockerel on it that I think someone I know would like http://coolwoodprojects.club/wooden-cockerel-chopping-board/

Hope to see more. :)

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