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Project by Mr. Budster posted 01-01-2012 06:59 PM 5533 views 15 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest tumbling block cutting board made from walnut, cherry, and maple. The dimensions are 14.75” x 11.5” x 1.25”.





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smitty22

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 07:03 PM

... And one of the best, love the walnut border!
Nicely done.

-- Smitty

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MShort

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 07:05 PM

I just love these 3D looking cutting boards. Well done !!!

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

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 07:15 PM

I always love the tumbling block design,very well done

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EyeOfTheJen

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 07:28 PM

That is amaing. Love your boards.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#5 posted 01-01-2012 08:24 PM

Fantastic!

I keep telling myself the next board I make will be a TB….....still haven’t gotten to it yet. ;-)

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#6 posted 01-01-2012 08:54 PM

Wow, that is really cool! Nice job.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#7 posted 01-01-2012 08:59 PM

Very cool board

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#8 posted 01-01-2012 10:34 PM

Very nice – Larry (degoose) will like this one.

Did you happen to count how many pieces it took? Were they all cut at 60 degrees?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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JoeinDE

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#9 posted 01-01-2012 10:46 PM

Nice board. Always enjoy looking at these. Still haven’t gotten the motivation to try one myself.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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Betsy

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#10 posted 01-01-2012 10:47 PM

The tumbling block boards are some of my favorites. You did a nice job on this one. I second the walnut boarder – really adds the finishing touch.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Philzoel

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#11 posted 01-01-2012 11:21 PM

Wow optical contusion, haha. Very nice look. I do end grain so I tried a long time trying to make this end grain. Do not think possible. I posted a nice end grain with triangles and worked all morning to get your effect end grain. Still working in my brain on it.

I use maple, cherry and walnut combos a lot.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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AugieCoe

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#12 posted 01-02-2012 03:14 AM

Great job! You can tell your angles are perfect, which is really hard to do with such a long run of these. Best one I’ve seen.

-- There is a lesson in every project. Play safe!

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degoose

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#13 posted 01-02-2012 09:12 AM

You are correct Bill [cajunpen], Yes I do like this one…and I love the angle of the camera in the third photograph… nicely done…
BTW Phil there have been many engrain tumbling block boards.. Yes it is possible… so check this blog out…

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

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#14 posted 01-02-2012 09:33 AM

Very impressive 3 D : )

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

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#15 posted 01-03-2012 04:27 AM

Great choice of woods and grain orientation to enhance the 3D effect. Very well done!

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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