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Project by eddy posted 10-13-2010 10:11 PM 3781 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

it has been over 200 days since i have posted a project. (no shop) finely got the shop set up last week and thought this would be a good way to see if every thing is properly set up. made of maple and purple heart.
this 1 was going to my oldest daughter and was going to be used a lot so i made a cutting side that i can sand smooth easy and refinish when it is all cut up. I feel sooo. behind after looking at all the boards that have been made in the last few months (larry). i hope to have sawdust flying around the shop for the next month
27/7. there are so many ideas here i dont know where to start

-- self proclaimed copycat





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hinklephil

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#1 posted 10-13-2010 11:01 PM

Looks very nice Eddy. Been awhile for me too. I moved to Idaho and I heard you moved to Arizona I think? I just got my shop set up last week as I have some furniture to build for some customers.. Glad to see you are still at it.

-- Lucky to get paid for what I love to do. Make sawdust.

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#2 posted 10-13-2010 11:01 PM

Very nice looking board. I love purpleheart in nearly anything.

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

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SASmith

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#3 posted 10-13-2010 11:08 PM

Nice. I like the idea of having a work side and a show side. Maybe on my next board?
Let the sawdust fly.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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degoose

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#4 posted 10-13-2010 11:09 PM

Glad you are back in your shop… the board looks great… there have been a few developments here… so now get back in there and try and catch up..LMAO… I want to see your variations on all the new boards..

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

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#5 posted 10-14-2010 12:38 AM

Looks good….glad to see your back at it again.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#6 posted 10-14-2010 12:56 AM

It’s a very well done board …I hope that all of those joints stay together with the seasonal movements of the woods. : )
The weave came out perfectly and the colors are so nice together.

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

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#7 posted 10-14-2010 01:47 AM

Great looking! Very nice design and colors.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 10-14-2010 02:09 AM

Wow Eddy, this is fantastic.
Grain orientation looks in order, and the colors are vibrant together.
Congratulations on getting the shop back up and running.

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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SPalm

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#9 posted 10-14-2010 02:31 AM

Sweet. That is really handsome. I like it.

Welcome back,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 10-14-2010 02:36 AM

Hey eddy, it’s great to see you back in the shop. Neat idea with the show side and the working side. I must try that soon. Rand

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#11 posted 10-14-2010 02:57 AM

What a nice looking cutting board. Good job!

-- Marc

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#12 posted 10-14-2010 04:55 AM

Nice come back eddy, you hit the ground running, the wood combo is just strikingly beautiful…BC

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#13 posted 10-14-2010 11:44 AM

Great looking baord welcome back to making sawdust!

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

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reymundo42

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#14 posted 10-15-2010 02:19 PM

Eddy,
“Shezabeaudymate!” I’ve made an end grain cutting board but that’s a beautiful and unusual rendition. Can you tell me where to look to learn how to have that style so that it looks like a basket weave cutting board? Thanks for your help.

-- Life is short...we should hurry to do good.

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eddy

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#15 posted 10-15-2010 03:51 PM

thanks all for the complements this board is a lot easer than it looks. i am still trying to get used to working in a 2 car garage somuch small than i used to have lisa funny you point out the grain orientation as i was cutting the blocks from the strips keeping then in orientation i droped them all on the floor walking to the table so i had to do the best i could to match things up
reymundo42 here is a link to a post lis did on how to make 1 i think larry did 1 too
http://lumberjocks.com/dustbunny/blog/17316

-- self proclaimed copycat

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