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This board is cherry and maple, end grain. I’m having fun playing with heartwood & sapwood.
-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com
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#1 posted 05-28-2010 03:13 AM
That is the true art of board making.Not only is there a wood pattern, there is a grain pattern.Well done Kate !!
-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com
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#2 posted 05-28-2010 04:11 AM
Yes Fun. I’ve been book-matching edge grain cherry and walnut, sapwood and heartwood.
-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott
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#3 posted 05-28-2010 04:58 AM
That is one good looking board! Love the patterns of matching grain.It looks like a good heavy duty board, too. That is going to look great in a kitchen. Good job!
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#4 posted 05-28-2010 05:44 AM
Very cool kate neat design
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#5 posted 05-28-2010 06:24 AM
Now, there is a unique cutting board! Good thinking, Kate. Nicely done.
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#6 posted 05-28-2010 11:53 AM
As I have commented previously.. attention to grain direction [and patterns] is the mark of a true professional..There will be no stopping you…
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#7 posted 05-28-2010 12:08 PM
Wow, Kate… I just love the design.That grain pattern really pops!Ellen
-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire
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#8 posted 05-28-2010 02:27 PM
That’s a real cracker Kate love the thought process. What are the dimensions of the blocks?Trevor
-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK
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#10 posted 07-12-2010 02:40 AM
Your work is very nice. Don’t stop! Like with some of the other Lumberjocks, it gives me some ideas.
-- va37pete, Florida
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#11 posted 08-13-2010 12:14 AM
Very nice! Im gonna try an end grain board in the near future so if you have any hints or tips that would be great! You obviuosly know what your doing. That is a beautiful board!
-- Steph, Phoenix
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