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Project by Andy posted 10-29-2007 04:41 AM 6182 views 21 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another display board, this one has a sculpted/wavy surface. I got a little carried away with this one. A lot of pieces…whew!
The background is figured American Sycamore. The inlays and banding are Bloodwood, Walnut, Vemillion, Maple, Cherry,and Purple Heart. I shaped the surface with a grinder and sanders ,creating a wavy effect. The finish is Deft lacquer.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#1 posted 10-29-2007 04:50 AM

Very nice, Argy.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 10-29-2007 04:52 AM

Wow..very original, and very beautiful. Thats one for decoration..I wouldn’t cut on it!


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#3 posted 10-29-2007 04:58 AM

This is the coolest cutting board I have seen. More like art than utilitarian.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 10-29-2007 05:03 AM

Is that a cutting board. I thought you were going to make a frame for it and hang it on the wall.

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

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#5 posted 10-29-2007 05:11 AM

That’s pretty nifty!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 10-29-2007 05:32 AM

Looks like something from Alexander Calder. Yep, this is art in wood. Great piece, Andy

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#7 posted 10-29-2007 10:07 AM

Great looking piece of art. Sounds like a Cutting Board Challenge may be on the horizon?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 10-29-2007 12:30 PM

Thanks guys.
By the way,I have to admit that this one actually does hang on the wall.
There is one caveat regarding ART that I really like… can make anything and call it art,and whos to say your wrong :-)
Bill, I think thats a good idea regarding a challenge.Good clean fun.I think boards encourage us to try new ideas,hone our joinery skills and use up some scrap wood in the process.And a weekend is about all it takes.So,you can count me in if someone knows how to get it started.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#9 posted 10-29-2007 02:14 PM

What fun. That is so cool. Kind of Jackson Pollock meets sycamore.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 10-29-2007 02:45 PM

It reminded of some of the space game maps I look at (and play:) trade routes and soler systems. Pretty cool to look at too.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#11 posted 10-29-2007 04:02 PM


I saw your cutting board on the projects and it is a thing of beauty. I can only aspire to reaching your level of craftmanship and creativity.

Congratulations on such a fine piece of art.


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#12 posted 10-29-2007 05:47 PM

This is truly a work of art and if I could do something close to this I also would hang in on the wall. WOW.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#13 posted 10-29-2007 09:24 PM

Very nice!

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#14 posted 10-30-2007 04:34 AM

Very nice Andy!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#15 posted 10-30-2007 11:11 PM

thats got to be the sweetest cutting board ive ever seen.

-- bryano

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