my try at britboxmaker type boards

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Project by Billinmich posted 07-09-2010 09:16 PM 1725 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After seeing Britboxmaker’s hexagon boards,I thought I would give it a try.Not as reveling as Brits but I did secede with my quest. Well everyone at lumberjocks has inspires me to try different things.Made out of oak,cherry,walnut,wenge,European beech,big board is 10”x13” medium board is 9”x7” small board is 8”x4”

-- Bill in Mich

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 09:30 PM

Great looking board. I appreciate the work involved.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 09:58 PM

The board that looks like a honeycomb is awesome.
I love the way the colors of this one come together.
Great job on all the boards, keep going….


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 10:19 PM

That one in pic 3 is amazing, (same as Dustbunny likes). Got a real 3d effect to it. I think your colour selection is better than mine in this one. Nice pathway effect too. Well done.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 11:45 PM

Love the honeycomb looking one…. ...sort of pops off the plane of the board. Nice work.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 11:55 PM

They are all great looking boards in catching colors.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-10-2010 12:09 AM

Great boards, Bill. I like the first one; my eye keeps switching direction with it and trying to establish some order! Very nicely done.


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#7 posted 07-10-2010 12:43 AM

The first one keeps messing with my eyes / mind LOL…It is awesome and the Honeycomb boards are a first for me to see …They’re all fantastic and going into my favorites : )

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

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#8 posted 07-10-2010 01:17 AM

Well done Bill , I like the design and colors…BC

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#9 posted 07-10-2010 01:40 AM

Nice Job Bill. All of them look good. Nice 3d effect on pic 3. Nice choice of woods.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#10 posted 07-10-2010 01:52 AM

Wow Bill, That is a nice outlay. I like them all. The first one keeps making my eyes go from squiggles to steps, the honeycomb is an amazingly sweet design, and the tumbler is cool with the artsy color scheme.

Good job. Way to take an idea and make it your own.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 07-10-2010 02:10 AM

Thanks for all the comments,the first pic I was trying for (britboxmakers) effect but I should have used 2 different woods for the hexagon,then it might have had same effect(The Mighty giants)

-- Bill in Mich

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#12 posted 07-10-2010 06:40 AM

Great work. I really like the pattern on your smaller board.

-- Russ

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#13 posted 07-10-2010 06:51 AM

Yeah, I had to make sure #3 was actually flat. Great job on all of them.

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#14 posted 07-10-2010 06:57 AM

Those are wow boards for sure.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#15 posted 07-10-2010 01:13 PM

Bill, you’re doing fine. Experimentation is the key. Its how most people, myself included, get there.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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