LumberJocks

Gifts For Tools Idea!

  • Advertise with us
Project by blackcherry posted 03-13-2010 07:36 PM 3577 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





21 comments so far

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

5150 posts in 2851 days


#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!

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Kristoffer's profile

Kristoffer

671 posts in 2185 days


#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

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15995 posts in 3187 days


#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"

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 2642 days


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

Nice work!

View degoose's profile

degoose

7116 posts in 2324 days


#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... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3224 posts in 2792 days


#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

View Bradford's profile

Bradford

1434 posts in 2792 days


#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

View buffalo689's profile

buffalo689

170 posts in 1977 days


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

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

-- bill

View Dave Owen's profile

Dave Owen

240 posts in 2043 days


#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.

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113452 posts in 2546 days


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

Cool their great boards

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View donjoe's profile

donjoe

1360 posts in 2000 days


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

Some great looking boards BC. Well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

View deon's profile

deon

2341 posts in 1995 days


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

Beautifull pieces. Well done

-- Dreaming patterns

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11776 posts in 2657 days


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

They’re all gorgeous , BC !! : )

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

View shopdog's profile

shopdog

575 posts in 2455 days


#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-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3224 posts in 2792 days


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

Shopdog here a great tutorial from the chair of the boards Degoose…http://lumberjocks.com/degoose/blog/10460

showing 1 through 15 of 21 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com