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Project by eddie posted 01-18-2016 08:05 AM 1536 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

been wanting to try one of these for a while ,it came out ok, but when its time to glue up better have all your ducks in a row ,it was thicker but panicked during the glue up and got some bow in it and some pieces out of wack ,sanded it back flat on the drum sander . if you do one of these do be ready for a testy glue up . now that ive done it i think the next one will be a bit easier. i think this is maple for the light wood ,honey locust for the yellowish and walnut, dont take that to the bank as im not really sure it was some i had left over from something else. hat off to one of the master on here for his blog that was very helpful in making this ,http://lumberjocks.com/degoose/blog/24440 i think his name is Larry degoose thanks for the blog and sharing it and the next one im going with the two thin strips it looks better just didnt want to try and eat the whole apple in one bite. , and http://lumberjocks.com/Tikka/blog/1878 think hes called Tony thanks for the measurements and blog it was the size i wanted and for sharing ,its not perfect some small gaps that the pics dont show but something i can live with for my own but would have to be better before i sold one . all together it was a fun build .thanks for looking .

-- Jesus Is Alright with me





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degoose

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#1 posted 01-18-2016 08:49 AM

Welcome.. and a fine attempt for your first one… they do get easier…Have not been around much lately… too darn busy… but still look in now n then…. keeping an eye on what my buddies are doing….

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

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eddie

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#2 posted 01-18-2016 09:08 AM

thanks Larry,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 01-18-2016 09:38 AM

That looks great, love the weave pattern.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 01-18-2016 11:08 AM

Eddie, that is awesome! Just read through Degoose’s blog series on this-the glue up would be very nerve racking to me, though he breezed right through it. Glad to hear you’ll do another. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Elyasaf Shweka

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#5 posted 01-18-2016 11:38 AM

Thanks for the flag, Eddie. we sure need it now in these rough times.
and a very nice board. i made a similar pattern but with a different approach, both end grain and long grain versions. you can check in my projects – one of the first ones.

Regards

-- Only by the 4th time I realized how it was suppose to be done in the first place.

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#6 posted 01-18-2016 12:10 PM

Excellent job. I love the design.

Degoose is always a very great individual.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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lightcs1776

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#7 posted 01-18-2016 01:12 PM

Looks great, my friend. You must have some real patience to put it all together. Well done.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#8 posted 01-18-2016 01:35 PM

Basket Weaving 101….
I’d say you passed that course, with flying colors!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 01-18-2016 01:49 PM

Good lookin’ board eddie, may have ta try this one…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Roger

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#10 posted 01-18-2016 02:11 PM

Fantastic eddie.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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eddie

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#11 posted 01-18-2016 02:57 PM

thank s Bob,me too

Thanks Candy, i will be doing some more of these ,going to make one for the gathering at the magnolia fest

thanks Elyasaf Shweka, love your builds , always keep yall in our prayers, we will always have your backs ,Peace to Jerusalem, and Israel,a friend had given me the flag when i was studying Hebrew love the language.

Thanks Monte ,DEgoose is a great person and love his teaching s

thanks Chris, patience im not so sure about ,used a few cuss words :)

Randy thank you very much my friend

Marty its a fun build , the glue up is a bit testy but now i see the ins and out it will be a bit easier ,I think

Roger thank my friend ,its one of those that you dont want the bracelet holder used LOL :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Paul

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#12 posted 01-18-2016 03:09 PM

I’ve made a few of these so I understand the challenges, you did good!
I’m interested in your clamping glue up rig shown in the pics, when you get time a write up on it would be a good thing.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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Gary

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#13 posted 01-18-2016 03:36 PM

Really nice work, Eddie. Beautiful board

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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eddie

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#14 posted 01-18-2016 03:40 PM

thanks Paul ,i used the same method that Degoose used but had a rubber may on the bottom so the glue would not stick to,but do have a way im going to try and if it works ill be posting it .that clamping on the end of the bench is one build into the bench,may try to use it next time either way ill post the results

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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eddie

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#15 posted 01-18-2016 03:43 PM

Gary thank you my friend

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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