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Project by shopdog posted 1196 days ago 1731 views 11 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All 4 of these boards were made of Ipe and Maple…my favorite dark/light combo.
They are all modeled from boards that have been posted on LumberJocks. What a talented group of woodworkers we have here.

Thanks for viewing.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz





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RetiredCoastie

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#1 posted 1196 days ago

Very nice cutting boards. Great job.

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GaryL

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#2 posted 1195 days ago

Beautiful contrast with those two woods. Nice work. I really like the string board.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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dub560

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#3 posted 1195 days ago

i like all of them

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1195 days ago

And I would have bet that the first board was Bloodwood : )
They’re all great looking boards !

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

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captbbrooks

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#5 posted 1195 days ago

I love all the crazy shapes.Well done!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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degoose

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#6 posted 1195 days ago

I am impressed… well done..

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

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Marek

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#7 posted 1195 days ago

Very very very very nice job i LOVE IT.

-- I like the precise work...

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mfike

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#8 posted 1195 days ago

Very cool shopdog. How do you get such clean glue lines with odd shapes like that?

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Kenny Blackburn

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#9 posted 1195 days ago

Very nice looking boards!

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shopdog

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#10 posted 1194 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments.

@Dusty56- It does look like bloodwood…bad photography :-)

@mfike- Patience and good clamps.

@degoose- Thanks…it means a lot coming from the chairman of the board.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 1194 days ago

I wonder what finish you might have used to achieve that color in the first board ?
I’ve never seen Ipe come close to it : ) It’s beautiful .
This is what I’m most familiar with for color :
http://www.builddirect.com/Wood-Decking/ipe-decks-1x6-Premium-Solid-Air-Dried/Additional_9644_0_10067714_4302_0.aspx

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

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shopdog

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#12 posted 1194 days ago

Dusty,

I’ve been building Ipe decks for more than 10 years, and I can tell you that Ipe comes in many color variations and grain patterns. The only thing that’s consistent about Ipe is it’s inconsistency. For my decks, I like to use the straighter grained, chocolate color, but it’s not possible as I can’t find enough, because my local source doesn’t have a very large quantity.
Sometimes, I find incredibly figured Ipe, but I don’t want that on my decks.
The finish on my cutting boards is called Tried and True. It’s non toxic, pure linseed oil and beeswax.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 1194 days ago

Thanks for the finish info : )
I forgot to ask the size of the first cutting board….

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

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sbk

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#14 posted 1192 days ago

I really like your cutting boards. Very nice designs.

-- Stephen, Missouri City, Texas

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