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Project by woodsmithshop posted 01-25-2012 03:08 AM 1534 views 16 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

thought I’d try something a little different, in the cutting board build, saw this somewhere, I think in Wood mag finishing tips booklet. glued up the strips, then cut at around 45deg reversed one side then glued it back together, made a pattern, in a leaf shape, cut it out on band saw, sanded, then finished with Watco Butcher Block Oil. the wider strips are Cherry, and the narrow are QS Sycamore , I may place this in the sun for a while, just to darken the Cherry a bit.
Thanks for looking.
Smitty

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-25-2012 03:22 AM

A real unique design ,I like it, good job.

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 03:41 AM

Definitely different.

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 08:43 AM

Looks good. I like to try something different from time to time. Keeps life interesting.

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#4 posted 01-25-2012 02:02 PM

Unique… this is very interesting, Smitty.

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#5 posted 01-25-2012 07:34 PM

Great work. Love the QS marks on the sycamore.
The brand is a nice touch too.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 01-25-2012 09:34 PM

Very cool Smitty :-) The sycamore adds nice detail to the veining.

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