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Project by Andy posted 05-13-2012 02:31 PM 3672 views 20 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two cheese boards with the centers switched.
I stacked to different style boards and secured them with double side tape and free hand cut the hiway shape. Then switched the parts but lined the curves with a thin strip of walnut.
These are prototypes, I will be more careful with how the lines converge next time.
8” x 16”
Mineral oil

Mahogany, walnut, maple, and cherry. Various woods were used for the plugs.

Thanks for looking,
Andy

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





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#1 posted 05-13-2012 02:37 PM

Awesome work Andy!

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#2 posted 05-13-2012 02:40 PM

A real work of art X two ,always beautiful work Always!

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#3 posted 05-13-2012 02:41 PM

nice work andy

you are getting abstract

very attractive

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 05-13-2012 02:41 PM

thats cool! Now lets see your heart crumble to pieces when you start cutting on it.

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rance

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#5 posted 05-13-2012 02:54 PM

Yes, very abstractive.

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

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#6 posted 05-13-2012 02:57 PM

Beautiful Design, Andy!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 05-13-2012 03:04 PM

As usual Andy your work is outstanding. Nice combination of woods.

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

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#8 posted 05-13-2012 03:59 PM

Andy They are great.

They would look great on the wall

Nice contrasts

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#9 posted 05-13-2012 04:11 PM

Very NICE … I like them.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#10 posted 05-13-2012 04:16 PM

Looks good Andy.
This may be the thickest Boulle style marquetry I’ve ever seen ;-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#11 posted 05-13-2012 04:26 PM

Of course I love it! It’s pretty jazzy. I can feel the syncopated beat. With horns in the background and some pretty amazing keyboard work behind a raspy voiced singer. Nice!!!!!!!

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#12 posted 05-13-2012 04:35 PM

Andy,
Looks likea Joan Miro painting. Amazing journey. I’m imagining this in a collapsable picnic tray? or even one of your fantastic boxes?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 05-13-2012 04:44 PM

Nice boards.So colourfull.

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#14 posted 05-13-2012 05:05 PM

Now you’re talking Andy!!! I love these and I’m sure your wife’s customers will too. Congratulations on yet another design breakthrough!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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rance

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#15 posted 05-13-2012 05:08 PM

Andy, when you glue these curved Walnut pieces in the kerf like that, do you dowel them since they are bent?

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

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