Ladder- a serving board

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Project by Andy posted 04-19-2012 01:40 PM 2225 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It wasnt intentional, but this design came out looking like a ladder.
It will be used to serve cheese, perhaps Ladderkrantz :-) Its very similar to Liederkranz.
This took several glue ups to incorporate the different laminations.
I enjoy the puzzle of how to work in subtle details using either color or opposing lines or both in each board.
In a way its like painting in wood.

Walnut with accents of maple,bubinga,walnut,wenge and purpleheart.
Mineral oil finish.

This is for the ladies website Winefinity.

Thanks for looking,

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

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#1 posted 04-19-2012 01:50 PM

Beautiful work and craftsmanship as always, Andy.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 04-19-2012 01:52 PM

That’s a really cool cutting board Andy.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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Kent Shepherd

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#3 posted 04-19-2012 01:59 PM

Awesome work!!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#4 posted 04-19-2012 02:17 PM

your having a good time with these and they look really nice, i hope they do well at your wifes business, but i think were getting anxious again for a new box from andy…is there any in the works or any plans for one…always love your boxes andy…have a great day…

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

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#5 posted 04-19-2012 02:21 PM

I’m really liking these boards Andy. Great design.

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

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#6 posted 04-19-2012 02:38 PM

Your cutting boards are really fantastic. The only problem is I do not understaand how anyone could possibly use it as a cutting board and start leaving knife marks on such nice wood/work. It is more deserving of being a piece of wall art.

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#7 posted 04-19-2012 02:39 PM

Nice design work Andy-this pattern would work on one of your boxes too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 04-19-2012 02:55 PM

SIGH! :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 04-19-2012 03:07 PM

The contrast in those woods and finish is great. It really pops. Thanks for sharing.

-- "So many little time..." Psalm 23

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#10 posted 04-19-2012 03:34 PM

WOW, this is very, very nice Andy!!!
Love the contrast of the woods and the fantastic design!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#11 posted 04-19-2012 03:54 PM

Well Andy, in spite of the intentions, I like this board best of all so far. I think it is the wood combinations that worked so well with this particular design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Joe Lyddon

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#12 posted 04-19-2012 04:22 PM

That’s a COOL idea!

Nice job as usual!

Thank you!

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

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#13 posted 04-19-2012 04:32 PM

Thank you everyone, glad you like it.
@Grizz- I have another box done but have been playing with different ideas for the dividers. The boards let my mind rest on that subject and things will jell before too long.
You are going to enjoy this new box, its pretty cool…at least to me. Stay tuned it wont be long.

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

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#14 posted 04-19-2012 04:52 PM

Another great one Andy! I wish we lived close to one another it would be great to have coffee and see one progress and bounce ideas around. Will have to settle for the internet. LOL

Great work.

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

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#15 posted 04-19-2012 08:36 PM

Nice board and I am looking forward to your next box… as I know many others are…

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

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