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Project by degoose posted 1846 days ago 2454 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little knock up I made today to try out an idea.. I bought all that European wild cherry and some of the pieces were tapered so I glued up a few with a strip of PH in between. It was then cross cut and rolled.. same old same old. This is #1 of about 100 to 150 I need to make in the next 7 weeks.
Something for you Eddy. Last pic is without oil.
I am still using the Titebond III.

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

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#1 posted 1846 days ago

as usual very beautiful I dont know how you keep coming up with new ideas (150 boards I think you will be a busy boy)

Did the kangaroo give his nod approval


-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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#2 posted 1846 days ago

Yeah I am off to the Melbourne Working With Wood Show.. Invited by the guys at YAS Engineering… makers of the Torque Work Centres…. I will be at the largest woodworking show in Australia.. Anyone there come and say Gidday.
Hope to take a few.. hundred …. boards and Lazy Larrys.
If I sell all of them you will not hear the end of it.. If I sell none you will not hear from me again,, lol
The Kangaroo is made on the Work Centre by way of a template and overhead pin router set up.

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

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#3 posted 1846 days ago

150 boards !!!!?? I think the easiest solution for this amount of boards is to do a glue up 8’X4’ stack a couple of these sheets and put them on the wee beastie for cut up. That would only take a day or so. LOL

Love the Kanga mascot.


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#4 posted 1846 days ago

Cool hey

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

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#5 posted 1846 days ago

Nice lumber!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1846 days ago

You are one of the most creative guys I know! Your designs are just so impressive!
I love the way you take something simple and re-design it to look great!
That wee beastie will only make your projects more impressive…but 150 boards, yikes!!!!

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

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#7 posted 1846 days ago

I have to agree with everyone else. Very nice!

-- James -

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#8 posted 1846 days ago

you must have a swamp nearby ,
this is like shooting
boards ,
in a
barrel !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 1846 days ago

Larry a unique design. But if the Lord gives you lemons make lemonade.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#10 posted 1846 days ago

tanks for the pics i am making as many boards as i can now mostly simply 1’s due to time
restraints doing 1 to 3 craftfairs/farmers market shows a week thes days will try this after my
i get my next bunch of wood

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#11 posted 1846 days ago

Nice work on the design, have a great time at the show and you’ll have no problem selling all your boards.

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#12 posted 1846 days ago

Amazing design, you do come up with some great work over and over again, doesn’t your mind ever rest? It’s like a 3D effect.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 1845 days ago

Never a dull moment with you


-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#14 posted 1845 days ago

outstanding work, as usual for you Larry, you mentioned having a job, what do you do for a living, if you don’t mind my asking, and how do you find the time to do all of these cutting boards, if you have a job?

-- Smitty!!!

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#15 posted 1845 days ago

Outstanding work! Your boards allways amaze me. You come up with some of the fuzziest designs I have seen. (they make my eyes lok fuzzy with those wavy lines) haha

Great build! Don’t you ever sleep?

Keep pumping them out!


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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