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Project by Dusty56 posted 06-05-2011 04:04 AM 2252 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another co-workers boards.
Black Walnut with Tiger Maple accents.
Figured Maple, Black Walnut, Figured Mahogany…pictures can’t do this board justice (not with my camera at least) LOL
Both finished with Mineral Oil.
Thanks for looking : )

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





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amagineer

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#1 posted 06-05-2011 04:21 AM

nice grain in the walnut. are there any rubber feet?

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Karson

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#2 posted 06-05-2011 04:23 AM

Great looking boards.

The Lazy Sue was also great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 06-05-2011 04:44 AM

That walnut is amazing!!! Great work!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 06-05-2011 05:13 AM

amagineer,
No feet so you can choose which side you like to show, and cut on the other side : )
I make all of my boards so that there is a better side (in my eyes) for display , and a side that should be cut upon , but I let the customers decide for themselves.
thanks for asking : )

thanks for the comments , my friends : )

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

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jack1

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#5 posted 06-05-2011 05:30 AM

nice stuff. wish I could find walnut easily again…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Jonathan

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#6 posted 06-05-2011 07:00 AM

I especially like the walnut board with that undulating grain and the sapwood inclusion.

-- 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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ellen35

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#7 posted 06-05-2011 01:24 PM

Nice work, Len.
That walnut is special!
Ellen

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 06-05-2011 02:13 PM

the Maple and Walnut really go great together. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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moonls

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#9 posted 06-05-2011 02:34 PM

Your wood choices for these boards are some of my favorites; nicely done Len!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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Randy Price

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#10 posted 06-05-2011 05:09 PM

Hey Len-

Looks good! I especially like the contrast between the tiger maple and walnut.

Thanks for the post,

Randy

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 06-05-2011 05:13 PM

Really beautiful boards, Len.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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robert triplett

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#12 posted 06-05-2011 06:15 PM

You take photos as well as I do!! That Walnut board IS nice. I like using a whole piece as you did with a little bit of another wood for contrast. The other board has possibilities, but the color of the photo is off. Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 06-05-2011 07:07 PM

Thanks for all of the nice comments , my friends : )

robert t , I couldn’t capture the true colors of the second board to save my soul that day : (
It really looked nice and the edge grain Mahogany shimmered and sparkled to no end.
I questioned whether to post it or not and now I know better.
Thanks for the honest input : )

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

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 06-05-2011 09:59 PM

Beautiful Boards!!

Thanks For Sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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bko

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#15 posted 06-06-2011 02:42 AM

Very nice!

—Brian

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