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Project by CalgaryGeoff posted 10-27-2011 08:25 PM 1865 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This collection of boards are made from Walnut, Maple and Cherry. They were a enjoy to build and all have new homes now. These are sure easy to get rid of when you gift them. So far no returns.

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





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blackcherry

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#1 posted 10-27-2011 08:30 PM

Nice set of chopping blocks and don’t be so sure of returns, after about of year of use the recipients will like another finish coat please…lol….BC

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Don

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#2 posted 10-27-2011 08:43 PM

I foresee zero returns in your future Geoff…except tax returns, of course.

Mr Harper needs his money!

Nice boards…

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

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SPalm

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#3 posted 10-27-2011 08:54 PM

Those are handsome.
Like BC, sometimes they come back, but only for a finish redo.

Good work Geoff,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Michael Wilson

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#4 posted 10-27-2011 08:56 PM

Very nice. I have to say I like the dark one best.

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amagineer

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#5 posted 10-27-2011 09:19 PM

Nice zipper pattern on the CB’s. Once you start it’s hard to stop. Everyone loves end grain CB’s. Thanks for sharing.

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

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degoose

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#6 posted 10-27-2011 09:25 PM

Man OH Man, You sure have been busy, Great looking cutting boards… I do so love the simpler patterens…only one critique if I may… Grain orientation… difference between good and great… IMHO…

Oh…. NICE WORK…...wink nudge

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

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lew

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#7 posted 10-27-2011 09:38 PM

Sweet!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 10-28-2011 12:02 AM

Nice looking cutters. You have been busy.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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CalgaryGeoff

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#9 posted 10-28-2011 01:16 AM

Thanks for all comments.

It seems like I learn something with each new build. Some of the cherry and maple and even walnut were similar colors due to sap wood.

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

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CalgaryGeoff

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#10 posted 09-30-2013 06:53 AM

Larry, thanks for all your help with grain orientation and additional coaching and instruction, it really helped me improve. I now understand CB building techniques much better and applied new knowledge to other projects. Old dog, new tricks, neat. From wood selection to glue up and fit and finish. Thanks Larry.

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

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WayneC

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#11 posted 09-30-2013 10:10 PM

Very nice. I’m sure they are loved.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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