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Project by degoose posted 1041 days ago 2803 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 1041 days ago

Wow, what an amazing piece of wood!!!


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#2 posted 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

Yeah, that board looks great. Excellent job!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#6 posted 1041 days ago

Very cool piece…nice job.

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#8 posted 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

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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#10 posted 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

NOW it is my computer Desktop Background. Thanks Larry.

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

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#12 posted 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago


-- "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 1041 days ago

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 1041 days ago

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, Vernon B.C. Canada

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