Marbled Cheese Board- NO comments PLEASE! Its just another board :-)

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Project by Andy posted 04-08-2012 12:49 AM 2852 views 4 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just wanted to show another style of serving/cheese board that my wife will post on her website.
This board is a combination of edge, face and end grains.
The maple is edge grain
The purpleheart, lyptus, and the small inset pieces of walnut are end grain
The end pieces of walnut as well as both side pieces of walnut are face grain.

The claro walnut is from Oregon and has a beautiful marbling throughout. I will be making a box from it soon.

Its about 10 1/2” long x 8” wide x 3/4” thick.

Mystery oil is the coating.

Thanks for looking.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#1 posted 04-08-2012 12:56 AM

Awesome…I love the design and that beautiful wood!!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#2 posted 04-08-2012 01:00 AM

I have seen claro walnut used for gun stocks, but your cheese board really stands out with the claro walnut grain. I will have to buy some for future projects.

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

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#3 posted 04-08-2012 01:14 AM

what a gr8 mix o woods. looks awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 04-08-2012 01:41 AM

Lord, Lord, Lord!

That is a beautiful design and the assembly is soooo tight!

Andy, you do great work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 04-08-2012 01:48 AM

ok…no comment…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 04-08-2012 01:54 AM

No comment from me either – but your wife has a really nice board to post on her site! :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 04-08-2012 02:08 AM

I wantes to “not comment” on the rest of the non-comments!

(Nice work!)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#8 posted 04-08-2012 02:11 AM

Nothing to say here either…

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

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#9 posted 04-08-2012 02:19 AM

would MOM be the opposite of _ non comment! :-) Have a great celebration of the worlds most famous woodworker tommorrow!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 04-08-2012 02:25 AM

Awh man I can’t do better. LOL No Sa what’s up good to see back up to your greatness. It’s been awhile but I’ll be back soon I was just off chasen an old passion bike riden so I lost a little weight an that’s good cuz its better for me to move around my small shop. Well see all u LJers soon enough. Andy u keep doin what u doin. God bless.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 02:27 AM

I won’t tell you that the Walnut marbling is beautiful because you already know that. And I also will not tell you that it would sell great to a fireman.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#12 posted 04-08-2012 02:31 AM

rack up my comment as a no-comment

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 04-08-2012 02:51 AM

Well I won’t comment but sure would like to .

-- Kiefer

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#14 posted 04-08-2012 03:43 AM

Yep… just another board… a very nice board…

OOoops…. I almost missed it!
I’m not supposed to Comment on this…

Too Late…









(No, I’m really not Sorry. LOL )

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#15 posted 04-08-2012 03:54 AM

Won’t comment on this board….. but if I were to comment, even though you said no comment, my comment would be…..”Beautiful”...... but please, don’t take this as a comment!!!!! LOL

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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