LumberJocks

Paua Rosa with Maple Burl Cribbage Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by Doodler posted 2654 days ago 3293 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a board I just completed that I had been working on for quite some time. I do find the time now and then to come up with new boards outside of commissioned ones. This new design is a 4-player board of Paua Rosa inlaid with Maple Burl. The large cabochon as well as the smaller ones in the skunk points are Lapis. It measures 18 3/4” x 6 1/4”.

-- Jeff, www.doodler.com





18 comments so far

View Karson's profile

Karson

34852 posts in 2996 days


#1 posted 2654 days ago

That’s a great looking board.

-- 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 †

View dbkmd's profile

dbkmd

25 posts in 2673 days


#2 posted 2654 days ago

This is a beautiful piece! All that drilling, though, must be about as tedious as sanding. You must have a lot of patience. Great work.

David

-- David

View Doodler's profile

Doodler

22 posts in 2665 days


#3 posted 2654 days ago

Thanks Karson and David! I actually find peace in doing all that drilling. Kind of a Zen thing. I draft all the lines onto the board after finishing the inlay and then it’s just me and my drill press for an hour or so.

-- Jeff, www.doodler.com

View Chip's profile

Chip

1904 posts in 2688 days


#4 posted 2654 days ago

Beautiful Jeff. Makes me want to take up Cribbage… well, after I’m done my Thorsen Table of course. ;-)

Great piece and thanks for sharing!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

View Jeff's profile

Jeff

1011 posts in 2690 days


#5 posted 2654 days ago

Jeff, I just checked out ALL of your boards. These are great! My personal favs are this new one, the spiral and especially the box. Over here in MN, cribbage is a big deal and I know quite a few folks who would drool over these. Very, very nice work!

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

View ShawnH's profile

ShawnH

90 posts in 2671 days


#6 posted 2653 days ago

My Grandma and Grandpa taught me to play cribbage long ago. I have been holding a deck of cards and yelling 15 2 for as long as I can remember. Grandma is passed now. Time to start teaching my kids. Fantastic boards. Takes me back, as you can now tell.

-- ShawnH "In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson

View Greg Markus's profile

Greg Markus

20 posts in 2659 days


#7 posted 2653 days ago

WOW! That is an amazing piece. Beautiful detail work. Thanks for sharing

-- Greg

View dennis mitchell's profile

dennis mitchell

3994 posts in 2910 days


#8 posted 2653 days ago

It’s been a long time since I’ve played and I’ve never played on that nice a board.

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2842 days


#9 posted 2653 days ago

Man would I like to 15 2 15 4 on that board. And you just hang these on the wall huh? They are beautiful. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View David's profile

David

1970 posts in 2735 days


#10 posted 2653 days ago

Very nice! I like the wood choices and the lapis accents.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 2756 days


#11 posted 2653 days ago

and a pair is 6 !

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

View Doodler's profile

Doodler

22 posts in 2665 days


#12 posted 2653 days ago

Glad to see there’s a lot of cribbage fans here. Anyone ever get a 29 hand? My partner Betsy got a 28 once playing against me (had the wrong Jack in her hand).

-- Jeff, www.doodler.com

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 2756 days


#13 posted 2652 days ago

Rick’s the cribbage master in this house. I’ll have to ask him what his best hand ever was.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

View Obi's profile

Obi

2213 posts in 2833 days


#14 posted 2405 days ago

and a run is 9… wait, 15 2, 15 4, pair is 6 and a double run is 12 and I got two for the Jack (on the cut).

I play cribbage with the money guy on a regular basis and he wanted me to make a cut-throat board… Now I got an idea to go on. Thanks Doodler.

Nice job.

View toyguy's profile

toyguy

1358 posts in 2433 days


#15 posted 2405 days ago

“And one for his nibs”........... Nice work!

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase