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Black Walnut , Figured Maple and one lonely scrap of Mahogany soaking up the Mineral Oil : )Your comments are welcome and appreciated . Thanks for looking !
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#1 posted 11-28-2009 09:36 PM
hey DusyVery cool board love the wood
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#2 posted 11-28-2009 09:42 PM
looks great ,vince is one lucky guy !
i take it the oil is still wet ?i never knew oil to be shiny .
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#3 posted 11-28-2009 09:43 PM
great work, i love the wood combination,
#4 posted 11-28-2009 09:55 PM
Yes David , the oil was freshly applied and soaking in when the pix were taken : ) (second application actually)
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#5 posted 11-28-2009 11:35 PM
Hey Len, nice work, do you use a template to route the juice groove?
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#6 posted 11-29-2009 12:39 AM
Very nice, looks great,thanks for sharing
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#7 posted 11-29-2009 01:47 AM
Len, You’re at it again with those fantastic boards!Love it! Nice choice of woods and nice shape.Ellen
-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire
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#8 posted 11-29-2009 05:13 AM
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#9 posted 11-29-2009 06:20 AM
You’ve got me wanting to do boards again. THese are great.
-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!
#10 posted 11-29-2009 08:17 AM
Hi Larry , No Template used for the juice groove…..I use my PC router with the PC Edge Guide …the only tricky part is connecting the grooves at the corners without going too far in either direction : ) I rarely make the same size board twice , so a Template wouldn’t help me too much. All of my boards are custom sized to the customers desired spec’s . Some want the groove and others don’t…some like feet , some want handles…Bottom line is that Custom spells Dollars : ) I’ve tried mass producing Boards in the past but people just don’t want to spend the money on quality , so I send those people to WalMart to select their very own $4.98 board made out of Rubberwood : )
Thank you all for your great comments !
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#11 posted 11-29-2009 01:11 PM
Great design.I love the corners…. and colors.
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#12 posted 11-29-2009 05:34 PM
nice board i like the juice groove and the edge treatment looks cool also may try this on my next boards have you tryed the groove on endgrain before?
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#13 posted 11-29-2009 05:58 PM
Actually , I’ve yet to make an endgrain board , but I see no reason that it wouldn’t work exactly the same way.I would try it on a sample board first because sometimes the grain can lead your router bit astray . I also make several shallow cuts as opposed to just plunging into the board to full depth and when the groove looks good to me , I stop routing . I don’t have any set depth or width of the groove .When it looks good , I’m done : )
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#14 posted 11-29-2009 08:57 PM
Very nice design and a lovely board
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#15 posted 11-29-2009 10:11 PM
Very pretty board!
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