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This is a tumbling block board made from Black Walnut, Cherry, and Hard Maple. It’s roughly 12.5” in diameter and just under 1/2” thick.
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#1 posted 04-03-2010 01:29 AM
great work! i been trying to figure out the angle to get these blocks can you let me in on the secret?
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
#2 posted 04-03-2010 01:54 AM
Angles are cut at 30 degrees. The link below shows the jig I use to cut the diamonds:
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#3 posted 04-03-2010 04:03 AM
Great job. I’ve been contemplating building something like that. I just need to work up the patience.
-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM
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#4 posted 04-03-2010 10:23 AM
Nice work!! Inspired by Escher??
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#5 posted 04-03-2010 03:16 PM
WOW !!!! I like it. Great choice of woods to give it depth. Thanks for sharing.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#6 posted 04-03-2010 09:26 PM
I believe the pattern is called Louis Cube after one on the French Kings of the 18th (?) century. I’ve used it myself for a veneer pattern on a writing slope but no way as good as this one. Splendid work Mr. Budster.
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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#7 posted 04-13-2010 12:14 AM
looks greatthanks for sharing
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#8 posted 06-02-2010 03:46 PM
nice looking cutting board. I would be afraid to use it, too nice. I am also from wi. watertown are ya close to thatmike H
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