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Project by eddy posted 06-25-2011 04:27 PM 1947 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been following larry’s (degoose) cutting board101 blog and it inspired my to make some boards
first is hickory/yellowheart/and purpleheart. 2nd is zebra wood/purpleheart/hickory/cherry the 2 sets of dimonds is a very hard glue up. next is just a different version if a square cut board it is yellowheart/walnut/purpleheart/bloodwood/padauk then i made 2 cheese boards 1st is 30 deg. cuts with canary wood/padauk 2nd board i had a little slipage as you can see the lines dont match as i wanted them to it was to look like the freway i also made a cutter to go with this one if you have not seen the blog here is a link
http://lumberjocks.com/degoose/blog/22615

-- self proclaimed copycat





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scrappy

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#1 posted 06-25-2011 04:55 PM

Very nice group of cutting boards. Love all the different woods and patterns.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 06-25-2011 05:09 PM

Great boards and once Degoose ( Larry ) who I chat with often and has taught me many things see this post, he will love them. The 1st boards middle wood grain colors is so cool, how it grows from left to right.

There all great, I really need to try yellow heart in my next set of boards.

Well done.

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

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dustbunny

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#3 posted 06-25-2011 05:28 PM

Wow Eddy these are fantastic !
Love the book matching idea for pattern,
these are super !!

Lisa

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

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BritBoxmaker

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#4 posted 06-25-2011 06:48 PM

Eye-catching. Good boards.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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rdlaurance

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#5 posted 06-25-2011 07:58 PM

Absolutely beautiful boards, Eddy! In particular, I love the bookmatching in the first shot. Great idea and great execution of the project.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#6 posted 06-25-2011 08:41 PM

Eddy, that first board is a work of art…natures beauty at its finest and you have brought it to life.

Nicely done!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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SPalm

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#7 posted 06-25-2011 09:12 PM

Sweet.
Like ‘em all, but like the padauk ones the most.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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degoose

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#8 posted 06-25-2011 10:50 PM

Attention to grain orientation… as I have said on many occasions… takes the good and makes it outstanding... these are some of the best boards ever posted here on LJs… you have my sincere admiration… well done… and thanks for the plug…

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

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#9 posted 06-26-2011 12:30 AM

Incredible collection ! Great job on all of them : )
Put directly into my favorites : )

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

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Willie1031

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#10 posted 06-26-2011 12:53 AM

Too pretty to use. They are awesome.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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#11 posted 06-26-2011 06:06 AM

Wow. I don’t know what else to say. Those are great.

-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ

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Paul Stoops

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#12 posted 06-27-2011 03:00 AM

Outstanding choice of woods and patterns. Great use of sapwood/heartwood contrasts and bookmatching. Stunning!

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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eddy

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#13 posted 07-09-2011 05:29 PM

thank you all most of the credit goes to all the people here on Lj . it is where i get my insperations
thanks to all that posted

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 10-12-2012 04:38 AM

Those are great boards Eddy.

The pattern is nicely thought out.

Thanks for sharing your work.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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