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Project by zlatanv posted 12-18-2009 07:29 AM 1638 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to give it a shot, first two picks are my first attempt at some boards, done a few months ago, made of scrap cherry, walnut and maple. The smaller one I only had thin pieces of walnut so I cut up the scraps I had to make all the pieces the same dimensions. We actually use the small one more. Used Marc’s (woodwhisper) salad bowl finish tech. and it really holds up well. Showed some pics at work and my boss asked if I could make one for his wife for Christmas. I figured it would be easier to make a few than just one and see if I could sell to coworkers. All walnut and maple, made a few sizes, the larger one I tried a subtle curve in the ends and I really like the way it looks. Put finger slots in the middle of the ends so you can use both sides of the boards and still pick it up, put in a juice grove in one side of the new boards. Last pick is a tray also from scrap, added some handles that were left over from a dresser project, mahogany and birch bottom.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX





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JAGWAH

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#1 posted 12-18-2009 07:37 AM

Ok hope this won’t be an issue but you got one of the dark squares wrong 7th row up 13th from left to right.

Nah, looks great, looks like fun.

edited ‘cause I cant spel

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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zlatanv

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#2 posted 12-18-2009 07:42 AM

Man, had me counting the squares, lol.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#3 posted 12-18-2009 07:46 AM

Cool boards well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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degoose

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#4 posted 12-18-2009 01:01 PM

Beware… when people know you make these … and such nice ones too…. you will be Wery Wery Busy.

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

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 12-18-2009 01:22 PM

I got to get busy and make me a bunch more after I get back on my feet. Those are really neat. But they make you dizzy looking at the pics….............LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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aflixa

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#6 posted 12-18-2009 01:45 PM

Very nice, great job and great look.

-- Aflixa - Granja - Portugal

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firecaster

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#7 posted 12-18-2009 02:26 PM

I see alot of Christmas present making in your future.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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Timber4fun

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#8 posted 12-18-2009 05:01 PM

Impressive boards. Nice work. Tim

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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EROCK

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#9 posted 12-18-2009 09:49 PM

Wow, got my head spinning! They look great, and I really like the curve you put on. It’s a very nice artistic touch.

-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker

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#10 posted 12-21-2009 06:00 PM

Great job on the boards and tray!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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