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Project by nonickswood posted 11-24-2011 09:19 PM 1678 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I will never match (Degoose’s) standards but I was definitely inspired by his work.
Trying to figure out just the basics!
Yo-Yo made from glue-up cut-offs.
These may make for some X-mas gifts.
Thanks Larry for the Inspiration!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 11-24-2011 09:44 PM

Very Larry-ish design : )
Woods and finish used ?
Did you also make the spoon ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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degoose

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#2 posted 11-24-2011 09:52 PM

Well… I am impressed… that is a very well executed design… it is very good…. in fact better than my first rather shabby attempt..keep up that standard and you will progress to the next generation…

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

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degoose

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#3 posted 11-24-2011 09:54 PM

Timbers?

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

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nonickswood

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#4 posted 11-24-2011 10:10 PM

Not real certain of major wood? Always thought it was some type of Rosewood, also Holly, Black Walnut, & Oak.
The Spoon was turned on Lathe.
The Finish is Vegetable Oil.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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Jimboe

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#5 posted 11-24-2011 10:32 PM

very cool looking

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amagineer

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#6 posted 11-25-2011 01:36 AM

You have done a good job in creating the CB. Nice wood combo. If I may make a suggestion, I found using vegetable oil on CB’s tends to give the board a rancid smell after a few applications. Just a thougth.

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

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kiefer

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#7 posted 11-25-2011 02:43 AM

Yes that is a very nice board and Larry is a great inspiration to a lot of us !
The jojo is a nice touch and a cool project on it’s own .
Well done .
Thanks

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Schwieb

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#8 posted 11-25-2011 03:07 PM

Very nice work. The thing that bothers me about these elaborate cutting boards is that something so pretty shouldn’t get a scratched up. I agree with amagineer above. Used mineral oil or walnut oil. They have a butcher block treatment material at Lowes and Home Depot that works pretty good.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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SPalm

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#9 posted 11-25-2011 03:35 PM

Very nice.
And the Yo Yo is cool. Nice way to use up scraps.

And yes, do mineral oil. Not vegetable oil. Some nut oils are ok too – walnut oil….

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 11-25-2011 07:56 PM

Great work, and sonme of Masters on here have already confirmed that. Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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