Louis Cube serving tray, lamp,cutting board,box

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Project by oakwood posted 09-29-2012 06:41 PM 4988 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I finally got the Louis Cube (Tumbling Blocks) out of my system. Unless someone I really, really like asks me to make one for them, this is it. I do have to admit. I do like the effect after cleaning and reapplying mineral oil on the cutting board. Once a month does it and it looks like new. bye for now and all the best. My inspiration for these tumbling block projects came from (degoose) on LJ. Here is the link to his site which shows great instructions and photos. Thank you degoose.

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#1 posted 09-29-2012 07:45 PM

Great looking projects !
I guess you have the process down : )

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#2 posted 09-29-2012 07:57 PM

that’s a tumble block frenzy

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#3 posted 09-29-2012 11:06 PM

Beautiful accurate work … now excuse me while I readjust my eyes back to normal.

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#4 posted 09-29-2012 11:14 PM

Looks great I love that pattern and you executed it so well ,nice work

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#5 posted 09-30-2012 02:24 AM

Nicely done they are impressive.

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#6 posted 09-30-2012 04:33 AM

Very handsome work. I tried it once with veneer and it came out similar, but then I sanded it down too much trying to flatten it out and ruined it. Your work inspires me to give it another try (now that I’m a more careful woodworker).

Thanks for showing.

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#7 posted 09-30-2012 05:50 AM

Oh, you do nice work my friend.

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#8 posted 09-30-2012 12:52 PM


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#9 posted 09-30-2012 01:30 PM

The tumbling block design in different projects, works so well. Your approach to the process is so accurate that many of us will be trying it ourselves. Like everyone said, this was very impressive. Thank you for inspiring.

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#10 posted 09-30-2012 08:35 PM

I am suitably impressed .. especially like the lamp stand… maybe a blog on that would be in order…

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#11 posted 09-30-2012 10:00 PM

You certainly covered a lot of applications for the design. Very nice job. You deserve a break!! They are fun to do, but more fun to admire.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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