Checker boards for grand kids

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Project by lewis62 posted 01-22-2012 02:59 PM 1013 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First one is walnut and curly maple,2nd is quatersawn oak and walnut.Finish is 2 coats of danish oil and 1 quick spray of deft gloss from spray can, pic does not show how well finish turned out.size is 1/2 inch thick, and 1 and 3/4 inch squares.a Have to find a way to get frames around next ones, not sure of wood movement and corners cracking.

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 03:03 PM

Very nice projector! I foresee many hours of enjoyment ahead.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 04:58 PM

Great looking boards, Grand childern will love these.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 06:40 PM

Great work, they’ll love it….

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

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#4 posted 01-22-2012 06:48 PM

Beautiful board ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 04:21 AM

Nice work, Lewis. I’d love to make something like that, but my table saw won’t cooperate with repeat aor accurate cuts without some major tuning up . . someday. Well done, Lewis.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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