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Project by triviasteve posted 05-12-2017 05:21 AM 558 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

sorry i’ve been away so long – things have been very busy. There are a few projects in the pipeline, but not much is finished yet to post on here. soon!

Here is my first attempt at a 3d end grain board inspired by mtmwoods. it’s about 9×9x1 1/2. Cherry, maple and walnut. Milled the strips to 1/2” thick, then lots of glueing and clamping and planing and sanding and glueing and clamping and planing and sanding and sanding and sanding and sanding and routing and sanding and oiling.

these things are a lot trickier than I thought, but the end result is really worthwhile. This turned out well and its twin is in the clamps as I type this.

Getting lots of comments about how M.C. Esher-ish this looks.

Great fun to make and I hope, if you’re into cutting boards, you try this one, too.

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 05-12-2017 05:47 AM

Neat.

I think I got dizzy looking agt it though.

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 05-12-2017 08:02 AM

Nice job, MTM is like a machine with the boards and patterns he makes. Great guy.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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degoose

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#3 posted 05-12-2017 09:25 AM

Yes Andre is the true master… and you have made a really nice set of boards.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-12-2017 01:23 PM

Wow! This is an amazing board and what a great pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 05-14-2017 01:43 AM

Love the design. Good work

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