Trying A Sinister Hand Board

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Project by blackcherry posted 04-21-2010 10:02 PM 4944 views 61 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s, not so long ago fellow member Sinister posted a very creative design which took to my liking, so I had to take a stab at making one. This is made with Maple, Cherry, and Blk. Walnut and finish with Watco’s Butcher Block Oil. It a time consuming build but the results are eye catching candy…thanks to Sinister for this beauty of a design and as always thanks for viewing…Blkcherry

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#1 posted 04-21-2010 10:24 PM

those are insane! they look amazing. IM sure they must have driven you to distraction while building them though!

-- Im more succesfull at making sawdust than I am at making furniture

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#2 posted 04-21-2010 10:33 PM

I just gotta try me one of them….TODAY

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#3 posted 04-21-2010 10:46 PM

Nice board, something else to put on the list I will never finish. LOL

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 04-21-2010 10:58 PM

You did it! Cool. I have just thought about it.

Very nice job sir,

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#5 posted 04-21-2010 11:04 PM

spectacular design & good woodworking

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#6 posted 04-21-2010 11:05 PM

Great job!!! looks awesome!
I can see why it would be time consuming… but very satisfying!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#7 posted 04-21-2010 11:29 PM

Somehow I had a feeling we would be seeing some more of these. Great job. They look great.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#8 posted 04-21-2010 11:32 PM

Looks fantastic! Thanks for posting the different phases also!
Keep up the good work.

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#9 posted 04-21-2010 11:59 PM

really great looking boards.

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#10 posted 04-22-2010 12:17 AM

Looks great. I’ve been thinking of trying one. Is clamping it difficult? How many clamps and what types did you use?

-- Matt -

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#11 posted 04-22-2010 12:37 AM

I love those boards. Skills and patience required. Awesome. Thanks for sharing.



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#12 posted 04-22-2010 01:21 AM

Nice boards, once I seen how they are made, I then said, I can make that. Thanks for sharing.

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#13 posted 04-22-2010 01:49 AM

Hi BC. Really nice job. Bet the sander came in handy when making the blocks and then the final finish.

-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...

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#14 posted 04-22-2010 01:52 AM

Yet another great project , BC : ) I’m going to have to give this one a try thanks to you and sinister and also David’s blog on the how-to ….

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

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#15 posted 04-22-2010 02:43 AM

Wow BC, that is an awesome job on this board. Amazingly well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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