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A woven board in reverse

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Project by degoose posted 05-24-2009 10:05 AM 2784 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.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au





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

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

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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

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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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!

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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

Simply beautiful and well constructed. Nice work.

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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

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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.

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