Offset Baguette.

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Project by degoose posted 1612 days ago 1919 views 10 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This baguette board was made from Camphor Laurel, Purple Heart and Tasmanian Black wood.. I made extra strips for the” “Next Step””: project so not to waste them I laminated them and then cut through the board at 30 degrees 8 times [there by giving me 7 strips] and then just offsetting each piecea little, glued it back together and squared off the sides.. Used the Patron Jig to round the ends and drilled a 1 inch hole at the endand chamfered all the edges.
Lenght : 14”
Width : 5 ”
Thickness : 3/4 ”
Finish : Parrafin Oil.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 1612 days ago

Very nice, but just what is a baguette board? I do not know.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#2 posted 1612 days ago

Very cool and a great selection of woods…Nice job Larry!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#3 posted 1612 days ago

Is that a cutting board, Larry?

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 1612 days ago

Very cool , I need one of those.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#5 posted 1612 days ago

baguette : n, a skinny loaf of bread , eaten with the bag .

surprisingly , only rich people do this ,
as poor people use the bag to carry their stash in .

cool larry !

-- 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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#6 posted 1612 days ago

Great board Larry. The offset pattern looks nice.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

#7 posted 1612 days ago

It’s awesome!

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.

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matt garcia

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#8 posted 1612 days ago

Nice!! These crooked boards of yours makes me dizzy!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 1612 days ago

Here Larry I thought you were using your band saw to cut you baguette and then gluing the board back together…nice design…BC

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#10 posted 1612 days ago

David a great description of a baguette. I almost picked up one yesterday but settled for French bread. I wonder if his board could be used for French Bread.

Larry A great looking board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#11 posted 1612 days ago

Nice one Larry. No trouble with end grain gluing??

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 1612 days ago

That looks really great…. but I’m a little lost on what jig you used?


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#13 posted 1612 days ago

baguette – a hard….skinny loaf of bread which…..after 2 days ….....becomes as hard as the baguette board….....thus
both are very difficult to eat!!!!

Another great job Larry… the offset!!!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#14 posted 1612 days ago

You made a very attractive bread board. The cross-cuts really make it unique. Got me wondering what might happen if you had cut each of your eight cuts at a different angle, before shifting the slices for the offset. Might be something for me to try if I can find time to make one of these.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#15 posted 1611 days ago

nice boards…

Doug—-WHO HAS BAguette bread left after two days??? that stuff is in my belly tooooo fast…


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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