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Project by Mr. Budster posted 04-03-2010 01:18 AM 2324 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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bigike

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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://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Mr. Budster

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#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:

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/28632

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jayjay

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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??

-- www.hobbyhoutbewerking.nl

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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

-- 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 great
thanks for sharing

Dennis

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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 that
mike H

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