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Project by ryno101 posted 06-25-2010 04:57 PM 1742 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wedding gift for a friend. Still have a few coats of butcher block oil to add!
Red oak and hard maple for the little feet, turned on the lathe.

-- Ryno





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childress

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#1 posted 06-25-2010 05:53 PM

Nice board, since it red oak, make sure you seal the pores with beeswax…

-- Childress Woodworks

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 06-25-2010 06:47 PM

Did you have a lot of red oak on-hand?

I like the horizontal layout of the pattern, but am wondering why you used an open-grained wood, instead of something with a tighter grain, such as maple, walnut, or one of the other “usual suspects”?

Nice addition with the feet too.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#3 posted 06-26-2010 07:11 AM

This is Very good looking! Nice board.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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