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Project by UncleDave posted 02-28-2015 01:41 PM 1242 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this board as a gift for a friend’s mother. The dark parts are bloodwood and the light are curly maple. Pretty easy project. Most difficult part was clamping it all properly while it dried. The most fun part was making the little pegs on the lathe. Detail gouges can be fun to work with.





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#1 posted 02-28-2015 01:52 PM

AND you turned the pegs. Well done

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#2 posted 02-28-2015 02:14 PM

Great looking. Wow the pegs too.

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#3 posted 02-28-2015 07:58 PM

Great game board

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#4 posted 02-28-2015 07:59 PM

Nice color combo.

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#5 posted 02-28-2015 10:52 PM

Great looking board – very nicely crafted. Colors compliment each other quite nicely.

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#6 posted 02-28-2015 11:50 PM

NICE!

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#7 posted 03-01-2015 12:50 PM

what kind of finish did you use?

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#8 posted 03-01-2015 04:24 PM


AND you turned the pegs. Well done

+1

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#9 posted 03-01-2015 06:43 PM

Nice job. I have some scrap wood I think I will try one too. Thanks for posting. Oh, Did you use a template for the holes?

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#10 posted 03-02-2015 03:19 PM



what kind of finish did you use?

- bbasiaga


I just used paste wax. I think I put on five layers though. Buffed it with an electric buffer though to get it set nicely.

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#11 posted 03-02-2015 03:23 PM



Nice job. I have some scrap wood I think I will try one too. Thanks for posting. Oh, Did you use a template for the holes?

- lrob


I actually didn’t use a template. I did some mathy stuff based on the size of the curly maple area and then just came up with spacing I thought would work. Then I drew the pattern on with pencil. Then it was just a lot of drill press time.

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