Woven Boards

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Project by degoose posted 03-23-2009 08:24 AM 3611 views 21 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Picked this idea up here at lumberjocks and expanded on it using twin accent stripes[ actually made a coffee table of one of the larger boards but didnt get a pic before it went to its new home]. Thanks again to all the Lumberjocks for the inspiration and ideas.
Light background is Silver Ash and the timber in the main weave is Tasmanian Blackwood [one is NG rosewood] with Purpleheart and Silver Ash accents
I also looked at the dimensions of the background and decided to make the background squares the same width as the main weave less the accent stripes.

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#1 posted 03-23-2009 09:48 AM

Sharp man, real sharp. I’ve been thinking about knocking one of these out soon, how difficult was the glueup?

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#2 posted 03-23-2009 09:55 AM

I will be adding a blog in the next few weeks and will show the whole enchilada. Its not hard but you must be accurate with your cuts and measurements….thats why i only use INCRA rules and mitre express/ mitre guage 2000 … lol plug plug. The glue up is a little tedious i suppose but with the right jigs all things are possible.. wasn’t going to mention my next blog when I haven’t even started the first one but i am always looking to the next project which will always be my best ever!

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#3 posted 03-23-2009 12:21 PM

Looks very nicely woven blocks of wood into a beautiful cutting board.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-23-2009 12:30 PM

Hey….........I love these. You did a great job. Beautiful work…......

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 03-23-2009 12:56 PM

From You Cabinetmaster, this is the highest accolade I could aspire to!
Thank you very much, I really Appreciate your comments.

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#6 posted 03-23-2009 01:48 PM

These are amazing. I bet people have to touch them to make sure they are seeing correctly.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#7 posted 03-23-2009 01:54 PM

Yes Just like people who have to open drawers

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#8 posted 03-23-2009 03:13 PM

Neat idea.

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#9 posted 03-23-2009 03:36 PM

Very nice job. I plan on attempting to making one, I’m looking forward to reading your blog.

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#10 posted 03-23-2009 04:30 PM

This is a gorgeous board. I really like the look of these basket weave cutting boards and would like to build one myself one day. (If I can ever clear my list of projects already “commissioned” by my wife). I, too, am looking forward to seeing your upcoming blog.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#11 posted 03-23-2009 05:23 PM

Fantastic board! I really like the double accents.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 03-23-2009 05:29 PM

these are soooo awesome…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 03-24-2009 05:28 AM

very nicely done

welcome to l-jocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 03-24-2009 06:56 AM

Another project so well executed beautiful cutting board.

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#15 posted 03-24-2009 04:14 PM

Very nicely done. You did a beautiful job on this piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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