Zig Zag Woven Baguette Board

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Project by degoose posted 09-23-2009 11:36 PM 2035 views 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest design from Lazy Larry Woodworks.
I was inspired by ‘Nahm’ on ‘This Old House’, when I saw the border of a parquetry floor in a 4 storey walkup Brownstone in Brooklyn. You can find inspiration everywhere.

Timber used are New Guinea Rosewood, and European Wild Cherry for the weave and Silver Ash for the background.
It is 22 ” by 5 ” and about 3/4 ” thick.
The last pic is a glue up.

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

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#1 posted 09-23-2009 11:43 PM


love the stripe of the darker wood for the weave

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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#2 posted 09-23-2009 11:44 PM

Beautiful design Larry. I think the baguette board is great idea.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 09-23-2009 11:50 PM

looks like you have ,

bagged the baguette !

nickaloose .

-- 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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#4 posted 09-23-2009 11:59 PM

Hey NickaLarry,

I liked the dry fit of this board… I REALLY like the finished baguette !!
Sometimes inspiration comes from the oddest places.
Glad you were inspired : )


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#5 posted 09-24-2009 12:15 AM

Lookin’ good :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 09-24-2009 12:26 AM

Nice job. Ditto on the light and dark weave it looks great.

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#7 posted 09-24-2009 12:43 AM

Are you working your way through the alphabet , Larry ? Baguette board , Bread board , Butter board..LOL
Another beauty , Mate !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 09-24-2009 12:44 AM

Seems to be the right size for carrots, milk and cookies Hmmm…

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#9 posted 09-24-2009 01:15 AM

Larry A great design And a very nice implemation.

-- 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 †

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#10 posted 09-24-2009 01:30 AM

Larry another impressive board, thanks for sharing.


-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#11 posted 09-24-2009 01:35 AM

Nice work on this Larry…I really like how the grain of the silver ash is at an angle and not straight down the length of the board. Beautiful!

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Eric in Florida.

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#12 posted 09-24-2009 02:00 AM

Quit it, will ya Larry, you’re killing me!

That would be hung up on the wall at my house as art!!!

You are a wood working freak mate!

I have so much of your stuff & David’s added to my favorites, I think I’m breaking my computer!

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#13 posted 09-24-2009 02:01 AM

Like it…another winner.

-- --It's not how long you live, but how you live that makes it a life.--

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#14 posted 09-24-2009 02:18 AM

Very cool design…...then again, all your designs are!

-- John @

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#15 posted 09-24-2009 03:36 AM

Wow. Love that design.

-- John, Ontario, Canada

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