Tumbling blocks Small trevit

  • Advertise with us
Project by degoose posted 04-07-2009 01:29 AM 2891 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small tumbling blocks to try out the photography as suggested by Robin [woodmosaic] Kinda worked?
Anyhooo Purpleheart European Wild Cherrry and Queensland Rosewood?

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

15 comments so far

View Napaman's profile


5526 posts in 3862 days

#1 posted 04-07-2009 02:07 AM

beautiful…but I must confess—-what is a “tumbling block”?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View mtnwild's profile


3474 posts in 3312 days

#2 posted 04-07-2009 02:11 AM

Cool! They look great. Cutting boards?? What ever, they’re cool.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

View degoose's profile


7217 posts in 3139 days

#3 posted 04-07-2009 02:23 AM

Very Small cutting boards,, only 6” across. Could be used to put hot pots and and on.. or a teapot? A Trevit?

Matt, Tumbling Blocks refers to the pattern [ originally a quilting pattern] but made famous by Robin aka woodmosaics

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

View goodpoint's profile


10 posts in 3145 days

#4 posted 04-07-2009 02:27 AM

That is very very cool. I have seen that design in pictures but never with wood. You did a excellence job.

-- Twiggy

View Kate's profile


400 posts in 3659 days

#5 posted 04-07-2009 02:51 AM

works really well, fooled my eyes even after I knew it was flat. When it’s photographed from the side my eyes jump between the blocks and the diamonds, when it’s photographed from above I can’t find the diamonds at all.
nice job.

-- Kate,

View Chris's profile


339 posts in 3142 days

#6 posted 04-07-2009 02:54 AM

Nice job. And the photography worked as well!

-- Chris

View CharlieM1958's profile


16271 posts in 4003 days

#7 posted 04-07-2009 03:05 AM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View rodb's profile


170 posts in 3187 days

#8 posted 04-07-2009 03:11 AM

Very Nice.

-- R

View darryl's profile


1795 posts in 4111 days

#9 posted 04-07-2009 04:12 AM

the selection of woods really makes the blocks jump right out!

View Napaman's profile


5526 posts in 3862 days

#10 posted 04-07-2009 04:33 AM

ahhh…ok…thanks for the 411…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View 93mwm's profile


59 posts in 3205 days

#11 posted 04-07-2009 05:43 AM

wow.. thats trippy

-- mwm! Before you criticise walk a mile in their shoes, and when you do criticise you will be a mile away and have their shoes!

View ellen35's profile


2732 posts in 3217 days

#12 posted 04-07-2009 01:03 PM

Those are exquisite! I love the design and the “heft”...really fine work!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

View a1Jim's profile


116356 posts in 3362 days

#13 posted 04-08-2009 03:15 AM

cool ,looks good

-- Custom furniture

View degoose's profile


7217 posts in 3139 days

#14 posted 04-13-2009 03:29 AM

Just updated the pics to larger size

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

View motoman's profile


127 posts in 3136 days

#15 posted 04-14-2009 09:25 PM

Great, now shes seen the trivets and wonders how much rosewood you can get in a suitcase.I can see the kitchen with a tumbling block theme.Nice combination of woods (Timbers lol)love the wild cherry.

-- Mike Wix

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