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Walnut Heart and Sap Wood Checker Board Pattern Cutting Board

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Project by Doug McPherson posted 08-14-2011 at 08:42 PM 3867 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Walnut Heart and Sap Wood Checker Board Pattern Cutting Board
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Playing around with the color variations offered where the heart and sap wood meet. Ripping the boards somewhat strategically, and also in the glue-ups.

-- DullChiselDoug, http://www.mcphersonvisionsinwood.com





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Keith Fenton

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#1 posted 08-14-2011 at 09:33 PM

That’s very beautifully done! I just want to keep scrolling up the page to look at it!

-- Scroll saw patterns @ http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com

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bvdon

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#2 posted 08-15-2011 at 12:37 AM

beautiful board!

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 08-15-2011 at 09:42 AM

Doug, this is a great board. I like the swirling of the colors, rather than the sharp delineation usually achieved here. This has a very flowing feel to it. I’m with Keith, I want to keep looking at it and it encourages my eye to naturally wander all over the board, following the grain lines and gradual color shifts. Nicely done!

-- 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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woodworm

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#4 posted 08-15-2011 at 11:35 AM

Beautiful work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Doug McPherson

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#5 posted 08-15-2011 at 11:50 AM

Thank you. I enjoyed making it. Sometimes you are surprised at how the wood itself helps you with the outcome. If you have interest, you can view others at www.mcphersonvisionsinwood.com

-- DullChiselDoug, http://www.mcphersonvisionsinwood.com

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rmoore

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#6 posted 08-15-2011 at 05:55 PM

Your chisel may be dull, but not your creativity. I love when sapwood is mixed in with the heartwood. I made a candlestick out of walnut with both in it.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#7 posted 08-15-2011 at 05:55 PM

thats cool looking.

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amagineer

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#8 posted 08-15-2011 at 07:08 PM

Just imagine a little thought can create a beautiful work of art. Nice Job!

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

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