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i need to stop trying these things on the fly. the final pattern never looks like what I planed!
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#1 posted 11-26-2008 04:48 PM
Looks pretty good to me!!
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#2 posted 11-26-2008 07:41 PM
you should try that program that someone just wrote up specifically for this, if you don’t already use software to get a preview…it’s somewhere in the blogs
#3 posted 11-26-2008 08:45 PM
are you sayin you dont like my pattern :)
i downloaded it, its a great program!
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#4 posted 12-03-2008 03:23 AM
Yea looks good to me . What did you use to glue them up . I bought some padauk today and the guy at the lumber yard said to wrap the glue surfaces with thinner to get the oils off .
Anyone have the link for this software ?
#5 posted 12-03-2008 03:45 AM
wrap with thinner?
I use titebond II,then after 30 mins, wipe away semi-dried glue with a chisel or scraper.
Once fully dry, i hand plane or chisel any stuck glue, then run through the planer for a clean finish.
#6 posted 12-03-2008 04:08 AM
Sorry meant to say wipe with thinner or mineral spirits ?
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#7 posted 12-03-2008 04:10 AM
Very nice… what did you use to get that great shine?
-- Mark, Dominican Republic
#8 posted 12-03-2008 05:41 AM
just a few coats of salad bowl finish,with 600grit sanding in between..
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#9 posted 11-11-2009 04:02 AM
I don’t think you can make a bad pattern. I mess them up too. but they still look pretty good.I made one today that didn’t look anything like I had envisioned. But, it still looks good. I like your pattern though. If you don’t say anything everyone will think its an original design.
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#10 posted 11-11-2009 04:19 AM
Great board wonderful wood
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