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THIS IS MY SECOND TRY AT A SINISTER BOARD. NOT THE BEST PICTURES—ALL FROM MY PHONE.DIDNT COME OUT TO BAD—IDO NEED TO SAND IT SOME MORE
Aug 31, 2012
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#1 posted 08-31-2012 05:55 AM
A COUPLE MORE PICS—YOU CAN SEE WHERE I DIDNT SAND VERY WELL.
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#2 posted 08-31-2012 07:44 AM
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#3 posted 08-31-2012 11:14 AM
Hey Mike….is this a commissioned piece or one you just decided to make?
I’ve had a few boards where I didn’t notice a sanding mark until I applied the oil…..then it pops out and that’s all I can see.
Very nice, by the way….
-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca
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#4 posted 08-31-2012 11:49 AM
Wow!, very neat. Thanks for showing.
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#5 posted 08-31-2012 12:15 PM
Very cool, why is it called a “sinister” board?
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#6 posted 08-31-2012 12:32 PM
Neat take on the sinister original.I like it.
You can always sand it again, if you want.
Note: Sinister is an LJ who made a board like this a while ago, and it has been copied a lot.http://lumberjocks.com/Sinister
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
#7 posted 08-31-2012 12:41 PM
Cool! Thanks for filling me in Stev
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#8 posted 08-31-2012 01:27 PM
Sinister board strike again nice work Mike I know these can be quite a challenge…BC
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#9 posted 08-31-2012 04:19 PM
I usually wipe my boards down with some mineral spirits before finishing for two reasons..to get the fine sanding dust off, and it also acts like a finish which allows me to see if there are any sanding marks I missed. I also usually raise the grain on the board with a damp cloth a few times and knock it down with some 220 before finishing. That results in a silky smooth board even after you oil it.
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#10 posted 08-31-2012 06:11 PM
I’ve gotten really good results from “wet” sanding after I apply a coat of mineral oil to the board. My smoothest boards have come from this method.
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#11 posted 08-31-2012 06:30 PM
Very appealing pattern !
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#12 posted 08-31-2012 08:58 PM
it’s a nice board.
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#13 posted 09-01-2012 12:03 AM
Nicely done Mike!
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#14 posted 09-01-2012 01:49 AM
THANKS EVERYONE. AS I LOOK AT THE ORIGINAL SINISTER BOARDS I NOTICE HE ALTERNATED THE DIRECTION OF THE V’S—IN MY HASTE AND LACK OF AN EYE FOR DETAIL—I DID NOT. I STILL THINK THEY CAME OUT GOOD THO. SINISTER STATED I HIS BLOG TO MAKE SURE THE PIECES WERE PERFECTLY SQUARE AND I MUST AGREE THAT IS WHY MY SECOND BOARD FIT TOGETHER MUCH BETTER THAN THE FIRST. I SPENT A LOT OF TIME SANDING INDIVIDUAL BLOCKS TO FIT ON THE FIRST ONE. FOR THIS BOARD THE H-PATTERN HAPPENED ONLY BECAUSE THAT WAS ALL THE WOOD I HAD AT THE TIME.
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#15 posted 09-01-2012 04:26 AM
you have way too much time on your hands!! BUT, that is one mind blowing board.
-- wiser1934, new york
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