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Project by degoose posted 08-08-2010 09:40 PM 2245 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did a blog about this design a few months ago but never posted it as a project… thought I would do so now.
Since many do not bother with the blogs and only look at the projects here it is for those who did not see it on the blog….

FWIW this piece won first prize at the local show..
Main weave is Tasmanian Blackwood.,. Silver Ash and Purple Heart Accents…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 09:48 PM

nice! first prize!!! congrats!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 08-08-2010 10:01 PM

Congratulations on the 1st prize, Larry. Well deserved.

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

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 10:01 PM

First- allow me to publicly apologize to you Larry.
I did not link your weave blog in the original blog I posted.
I have corrected this error, and meant no slight to you : (
For many of my projects you have been my inspiration and mentor.
Your weave board and wave board blogs have brought my skills to were they are today.
It has been an honor having you as a mentor.

I love the round weaves, it gives the board a second geometry : )


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#4 posted 08-08-2010 10:06 PM

This is magnificent work!
Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 08-08-2010 10:13 PM

I really liked seeing this. It is a beautiful board. Thanks so much for showing us and congratulations on your prize.


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#6 posted 08-08-2010 11:23 PM

magnificent board and definitely merits first prize.

-- Bill, Austin, Texas,

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#7 posted 08-08-2010 11:57 PM

Blue Ribbon worthy !!! Very nice and a good pat on your back , Mate : )

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

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 12:05 AM

Confound it man! Now there’s ANOTHER project I’ll have to make just so I can sleep without dreaming about it!
SHAME ON YOU! (grin)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#9 posted 08-09-2010 12:18 AM

That is very nice! Great Job.
I am one who does not pay attention to the blogs, I guess I should start.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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matt garcia

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#10 posted 08-09-2010 12:42 AM

Beautiful!! I guess the days of a simple glue up are long gone for you mate!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#11 posted 08-09-2010 01:56 AM

Congratulations on first place…
Excellent board.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#12 posted 08-09-2010 03:41 AM

Your are the man Mr Board!

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

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#13 posted 08-09-2010 05:19 AM

Lookin’ good Larry, blue ribbon and all ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 08-09-2010 08:05 AM

Way to go Larry!!! looks great!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#15 posted 08-09-2010 01:18 PM

Congrats on the prize! Beautiful boards!

Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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