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Breadboards, round 1

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Project by nakedwood posted 01-22-2017 01:58 AM 1603 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a bunch of crooked boards and leftover cutting board pieces. So I made some smaller breadboards. I believe I cranked out 16 of them so far.
I was given some very crooked birds eye maple and I just had to use it.
Boards are finished with mineral oil.

-- Beau Lasiewicz





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I_like_meats

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#1 posted 01-22-2017 06:03 AM

love the maple

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oldrivers

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#2 posted 01-22-2017 01:52 PM

Very nice, good use of materials.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 01-22-2017 03:32 PM

Nicely done!

I do the same thing. Often when I make some complex pattern, I’ll cut extra stock in case I biff it somehow (which always seems to happen). These leftovers collect dust on a shelf until I rediscover them months/years later.

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#4 posted 01-22-2017 03:55 PM

great looking boards…..!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 01-22-2017 04:22 PM

I love using figured maple on boards. Love them all.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#6 posted 01-22-2017 10:01 PM

This is a good looking breadboard. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 01-23-2017 03:29 PM

they look great

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#8 posted 01-23-2017 07:21 PM

Great designs…well executed….
Mike

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#9 posted 01-23-2017 08:32 PM

Way to go, good designs

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#10 posted 01-23-2017 10:18 PM

You have the potential to make some outstanding end grain boards. The design possibilities far exceed those of the edge grain, and the usability of the end grain board will allow the board to last much longer.

You can also play with the placement of the grain in order to create designs with the grain flow, in addition to the design of the color contrasts.

I believe you’ll have much more fun with the end grain boards. I’d never go back to edge grain.

-- Dale

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