Organized Chaos.. 2 more from the scrap bin..

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Project by JL7 posted 05-30-2016 08:50 PM 2391 views 12 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just haven’t posted anything in a long time, so here ya go…..more stinkin’ end grain boards! I’ve been starting a lot of projects, but not finishing them…..and these boards started out as something else. Here you just grab some scraps and glue them together, flatten, and glue some more…..keep doing this for several weeks (after work to unwind) and you never now what you’ll get…’s always a surprise…..

Except for the purple border on the taller board, which is a little shout out to Prince who grew up a few miles from me, these are all scraps…..

Build photos:

Thanks for looking….and criticism is welcome with all your comments….I will say first however, I just enjoy building these even though they are over the top to many…....

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 09:03 PM

Works of Art, JL7. Works of art. I really like them. I haven’t made any boards lately.

Actually, I have been tied up with other works of art. Feel free to check it out.

This past weekend I won the Juror’s Award for the Painting on the Green show in Guelph, ON. Painters from all over are invited to participate.

-- jroot

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#2 posted 05-30-2016 09:08 PM

Stunning work, Jeff. I am always amazed at how well you can make these turn out.

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

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#3 posted 05-30-2016 09:09 PM

Wow looks amazing! Great use of scrap thanks for sharing!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#4 posted 05-30-2016 09:11 PM

Now that looks like a fun time.
It takes an eye to get those patterns though.
Good job Jeff.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 05-30-2016 09:29 PM

One way to use up those scraps. Lotsa work there

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 05-30-2016 09:38 PM

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#7 posted 05-30-2016 09:41 PM

Great use of scraps & your time.

You do make great looking boards.
Just like the one used in this local news cooking segment.
My friend “The Chef” featured your board during his segments….

-- 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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#8 posted 05-30-2016 09:45 PM

Nice. I’m happy to see you posting.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#9 posted 05-30-2016 09:48 PM

quite rightly my friend

i know prince was LDS

seems you got some LSD

as usual your work is impeccable

enjoy the summer

-- 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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#10 posted 05-30-2016 09:49 PM

Suweet, Jeff!

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#11 posted 05-30-2016 10:03 PM

You even make scraps look great

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

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#12 posted 05-30-2016 10:45 PM

Amazing, as usual. Nice tribute to Prince too.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#13 posted 05-30-2016 11:00 PM

Wow! Definite 3D effect on the bigger board, Jeff, especially in the vertical/portrait orientation!

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 05-30-2016 11:06 PM

Wowser, 2 cool

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#15 posted 05-30-2016 11:52 PM

Dang, you are the master of cutting boards. Those are beautifully done.

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