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Project by amagineer posted 09-22-2011 08:39 PM 7820 views 41 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This CB is made from Bolivian rosewood, shedua, sugar maple, black walnut, yellowheart, bubinga. It measures 12×18 x 1 3/8. After observing my sister’s quilt she was making, I decided to try and make a quilt pattern CB. After cutting all the pieces 45 deg I started to glue them together, but was having trouble with a lot of movement. I just purchased a Thin Rip Table Saw Jig By Peachtree Woodworking and figured this would be a good test of the tool. I put the angled pieces thru the table saw blade (.093) 1/2 deep and cut thin splines out of shedua. I then glued two different pieces together with the spline. After planeing each square I used the same CB techique to glue, cut, flip, and glue to create the pattern you see here. The only problem I had was not having enough clamps to glue the pieces all at once. Maybe I will ask Santa for more clamps. Any helpful comments would be appreciated.
Thanks Don

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





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dakremer

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#1 posted 09-22-2011 08:44 PM

that is insane in the membrane.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 09-22-2011 08:47 PM

nice job… I can validate it is not an easy one

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Don

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#3 posted 09-22-2011 08:48 PM

That’s an awesome looking CB Don.

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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#4 posted 09-22-2011 08:58 PM

Style points for originality and degree of difficulty…very nice Don…BC

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#5 posted 09-22-2011 08:58 PM

Wow! We see so many cutting boards around here, I rarely post a comment. But this one is really fantastic!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 09-22-2011 09:01 PM

This definately catches the eye. Nice work.

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#7 posted 09-22-2011 09:08 PM

Wow Don, very nice.
I really like it. I bet it will get a lot of “how did he do that?”.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 09-22-2011 09:14 PM

Excellent!

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#9 posted 09-22-2011 09:16 PM

sweet !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 09-22-2011 09:17 PM

Very nice!

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#11 posted 09-22-2011 09:30 PM

Excellent work. The splines really make a great design as well as having a function.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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CalgaryGeoff

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#12 posted 09-22-2011 09:33 PM

Wonderful piece here! Wow it’s awesome.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#13 posted 09-22-2011 09:46 PM

Wow!!!!!!!!It makes me tired thinking of all the work that went into that!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 09-22-2011 09:53 PM

That is cool. I really like it..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#15 posted 09-22-2011 09:59 PM

This is only the first … I am sure there will be a few copies by weeks end…
I do like this one…and as you know I am partial to cutting boards…lol…

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

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