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Project by blackcherry posted 03-13-2010 07:36 PM 3698 views 28 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had to try out the new miter gauge and came up with three cutting boards. Two being end grain tumbling block made of cherry, maple & walnut, also one has a rosewood and birds eye maple frame. The bread board made from left over lamination of prior boards, purple heart, walnut and curly maple.The finish is Watco’s butcher block oil, just wipe on with cheese cloth. These small project will save me some money come gift giving time which intern brings more tools for the shop not a bad trade off. Thanks for viewing…BC

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#1 posted 03-13-2010 07:41 PM

I was always told that the whole reason for projects is to buy more tools.
Now you say that the tools bring new projects.
Sounds like a double win to me.
Yea! Tools!


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 03-13-2010 07:53 PM

Nice boards! I really like the one that is shown solo in the 4th and 5th pics.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#3 posted 03-13-2010 08:04 PM

I’ve got to get in on this tumbling block thing. These are really beautiful.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 03-13-2010 08:12 PM

Nice work!

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#5 posted 03-13-2010 10:54 PM

BC You have this down to a fine art now… I like the none tumbling block board.. maybe you can blog that one for me.

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

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#6 posted 03-13-2010 11:20 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone….Larry the one you are inquiring about came out of my inspirational chair…lol. Will do a blog for the chairman of the boards…BC

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#7 posted 03-13-2010 11:21 PM

BC, cool looking projects. I too, will need to try this.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#8 posted 03-14-2010 12:17 AM

They sure are cool ! I’d like to see that blog also..

-- bill

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#9 posted 03-14-2010 12:23 AM

Great boards blackdherry! I like them all – but, like Kristoffer, I find the more subtle 3-D of pics 4 and 5 especially attractive.

-- Dave O.

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#10 posted 03-14-2010 12:38 AM

Cool their great boards

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 03-14-2010 02:38 AM

Some great looking boards BC. Well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#12 posted 03-14-2010 08:11 AM

Beautifull pieces. Well done

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 03-14-2010 08:39 AM

They’re all gorgeous , BC !! : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 03-14-2010 02:07 PM

Outstanding boards.
Are there any tumbling block tutorials out there?
It’s time for me to build one

-- Steve--

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#15 posted 03-14-2010 07:31 PM

Shopdog here a great tutorial from the chair of the boards Degoose…

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