Cuting boards from the Wood Gloat...

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Project by degoose posted 12-26-2009 10:26 AM 2885 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a couple of boards I made this afternoon from the Xmas Present I got… These boards were already cut to size and dressed all round so I just cut the curved end on the first and rounded the corners on the second….
The first has a hole and the second has finger grooves under both ends.. All the edges and the edges of the holes are chamfered…al boards are one inch thick… and roughly 10 ” by 16”
Last pic is an endgrain board I made recently from some Camphor that Ken gave me as a swap for some of that good for nothing useless Purpleheart that I have so much of… LOL

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 12-26-2009 11:02 AM

darn, these are preeeeettttttyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#2 posted 12-26-2009 11:53 AM

Sweet beauties !!
That first board is a knockout.
I would have been drooling all over it if I was you,
but that doesn’t make a very good finish….. LOL


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#3 posted 12-26-2009 11:58 AM

So sweeeeet!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 12-26-2009 01:20 PM

Wow, Larry!
That first one is just gorgeous!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 12-26-2009 02:04 PM

Wow whaat neat boards. If you have so much of that useless purpleheart, I know someone who could use it…...............................Hint: Hint…..............................

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

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#6 posted 12-26-2009 02:16 PM

I also disappeared into my shop with my Christmas booty. The Queen had commented ” What about our guests” (The inlaws). They know were to find me, just follow the noise.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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#7 posted 12-26-2009 03:47 PM

Larry: Those are some wonderful looking boards. The wood patterns from a glue up are nice, but, when you have some great looking wood such as that. The flat planks make a great design.

-- 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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#8 posted 12-26-2009 03:53 PM

After all the fantastic patterned boards the look of this natural one is still hard to beat. Not trying to be negative, but my only worry with this type of board would be the possibility that it might warp in time.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 12-26-2009 03:58 PM

They look awesome Larry. The grain on the first one is fantastic!

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

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#10 posted 12-26-2009 04:02 PM

Larry, these are some gorgeous cutters. I think that the first board is going to be the overwhelming favorite. It has some beautiful grain patterns. Camphor is such a pretty wood.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#11 posted 12-26-2009 04:03 PM

Awsome job, looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#12 posted 12-26-2009 04:05 PM

Hey Larry;

These are great looking pieces of work.

On a scale from 1 – 10, I’d give them a 14!

What were you doing in the shop on Christmas. Well, actually the thing I want to know is how were you able to be in the shop? I considered it myself, but figured I’d end up in the doghouse. Maybe you should do a blog on that!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 12-26-2009 04:07 PM

Hey Larry, isn’t Jarrah a native species? Do you ever work with it?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#14 posted 12-26-2009 04:33 PM

the hight of laziness !
round over , oil , use !

you lucky ,
gorgeous !

-- 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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#15 posted 12-26-2009 04:48 PM

Oh well just another wonderful beautiful boards by Larry, it just means all is well an aligned on the planet.
Thank goodness it wasn’t ugly then I would know the end is Near!!! LOL Great job mate .

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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