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Project by degoose posted 10-22-2011 08:17 AM 3135 views 3 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Jolly Roger board in now in its new home…
Blue Gum with inlaid skull and crossbones…several coats of grapeseed oil…
18 in by 14 in by 1 5/8 in approx… weighs in at just over 11 lbs..
and for the non Americans
450 mm by 350 mm by 40 mm .. weight 5 kgs.
Thanks for stopping by…

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

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#1 posted 10-22-2011 08:33 AM

Wow, what an amazing piece of wood!!!


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#2 posted 10-22-2011 08:35 AM

Hey us guys in Canada can speak both no problems. Oh and another awesome board. The 3D aspect is very powerful. Nice work!

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

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 08:56 AM

Hi Larry another great piece well done, Enjoying your blog and web site Regards Roger in South Afrrica

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#4 posted 10-22-2011 08:59 AM

That’s a beautifull board.

You created a very nice contrast with the skull and crossbones.

Great work as usual.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 10-22-2011 09:13 AM

Yeah, that board looks great. Excellent job!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#6 posted 10-22-2011 09:28 AM

Very cool piece…nice job.

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#7 posted 10-22-2011 09:35 AM

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#8 posted 10-22-2011 10:28 AM

Spectaculer figure and great POP!

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#9 posted 10-22-2011 10:45 AM

Nice Timber Larry, I’ll bet the chatoyance is incredible in person…
Another Great Board Mate!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Sam Shakouri

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#10 posted 10-22-2011 11:12 AM

Do you sell it by kg. or g. ?
I think it will be the jewel of your new shop, Larry.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 10-22-2011 11:40 AM

NOW it is my computer Desktop Background. Thanks Larry.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Bob Collins

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#12 posted 10-22-2011 11:48 AM

Nice board and great piece of blue gum. I have a couple of rounds of blue gum somewhere in the shed and I hope the turn out like that.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#13 posted 10-22-2011 11:56 AM


-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 10-22-2011 12:07 PM

Ahh harr Jim (Larry) lad. T’is a beauty to be sure.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#15 posted 10-22-2011 12:13 PM

I’ll second all the above, Beaut ! Larry, what’s “grapeseed oil” ? I’m guessing something like boiled linseed oil,
but is it realy from grapeseeds, like the stuff that makes than nice beverage ?
Just curious..

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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