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A woven board in reverse

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Project by degoose posted 05-24-2009 10:05 AM 2373 views 12 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Most of the ‘Woven boards’ I have seen have a dark weave and a light background so me always being different..reverse the order ..dark [purpleheart] background and light [silver ash ] weave with accents in both timbers.
I simply love these boards and am forever grateful to the LJ site and the LJer’s who posted them many moons ago. I was destined to log in and see them.
This is the finished board from the how to glue up blog and RRGR I hope you can’t see the 1/4 inch gap.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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#1 posted 05-24-2009 10:13 AM

Very nice woven board. I like the colour contrast too!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 05-24-2009 10:20 AM

Whoa!!! So cool!

The reversal in thought process has led to a great board. I had to stop and look at it for a few to work out the details. Very inspiring.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#3 posted 05-24-2009 01:35 PM

Larry, this is a nice board. Of course, I would not expect you do simply follow down the same path that everyone else does. You just had to do something different!! :) I have got to try one of these. It looks like an interesting and challenging project.

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

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#4 posted 05-24-2009 01:42 PM

I admit that in the last few hours I have delved into the archives and have seen several examples of the lighter weave and darker background.. I had not seen these before and stand corrected that I am not being different in this after all.
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 05-24-2009 01:56 PM

i thought this is the other board turned over ?

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#6 posted 05-24-2009 01:58 PM

It was but I had to turn it over again!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 05-24-2009 02:56 PM

Now theres a challenge for you Degoose. Laminate your boards with dark on one side and light on the other and then you would truly have a reversable board. A banding strips around the board would hide the laminations.

-- 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 †

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#8 posted 05-24-2009 03:14 PM

Simply beautiful and well constructed. Nice work.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#9 posted 05-24-2009 03:29 PM

Really nice. I’d like to make one, but I get a headache just thinking about it. :-)

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

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#10 posted 05-24-2009 06:09 PM

Hey Larry
I’m always happy to see you’ve posted a new project because your always making something unique and challenging, and you also take the time to give good insight as to how it was made.This board is gorgeous
If LJs had and exclusive list of master woodworkers You would have to be on it.

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#11 posted 05-24-2009 07:33 PM

Nice workmanship , Larry : )

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#12 posted 05-24-2009 07:52 PM

Gorgeous!! Beautiful craftsmanship in this project.

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#13 posted 05-24-2009 08:07 PM

another beauty

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

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#14 posted 05-24-2009 08:09 PM

Very nice colors!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#15 posted 05-24-2009 08:18 PM

Beautiful board.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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