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this is a small cutting board I made with some really beautiful wood.
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#1 posted 08-27-2011 04:11 PM
Now this is what I like. This piece is just beautiful. I really appreciate the movement of color and tone from one edge to the other. I love it and think I’ll try it with whatever scraps I can find. What types of wood did you use?Thanks for sharing! Chuck
-- Chuck.. aka Pickpapa`'`'`'`'`'` The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word. Heb. 1:3
#2 posted 08-27-2011 04:26 PM
thank you for the kind words. The woods are maple,purpleheart,zebra wood, padauck, mahogany,walnut and bubinga.
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#3 posted 08-27-2011 06:15 PM
you did a great job of aligning the pieces. I always like a variety of colors, it gives it character and uniqueness.
-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!
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#4 posted 08-28-2011 03:13 AM
A nice variation from the typical checkerboard pattern, with your transitional use of mixed hardwoods. Interesting!
-- 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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