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These boards are both made from Maple, Purple Heart, Bloodwood pieces. I profiled the edges to try something new and I think they look fine.
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Nov 16, 2012
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#1 posted 11-16-2012 01:21 AM
Beautiful boards. Too nice to use!!
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#2 posted 11-16-2012 03:21 AM
very nice. i like that profiled edge.
-- wiser1934, new york
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#3 posted 11-16-2012 04:40 AM
I also love the Maple and PHeart combo with a little profile applied : )
I hope to make some endgrain boards as nice as yours : )
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#4 posted 11-16-2012 05:17 AM
Checker Flags for the Winner! Looks great, Geoff!
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#5 posted 11-16-2012 06:06 AM
Boys I’m going to have to build an extension onto my shop roof here, stop it my heads growing. You guys sure know what to say. Thanks. Littlepaw, I love the checker flag comment.
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#6 posted 11-16-2012 10:33 AM
I really like the profile. Never thought about doing something like that, but it opens up a world of possibilities!!!! I seem to get in a rut and have a hard time thinking outside the box!!!!!! :-)
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#7 posted 11-16-2012 11:45 AM
Profile is good…
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#8 posted 11-16-2012 01:16 PM
Yep that profile is a winner, a great finish for a great looking set of boards.
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#9 posted 11-16-2012 04:53 PM
love it! really looks good!
-- Ben - Dallas, GA
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#10 posted 11-16-2012 05:50 PM
Very nice. I like it.
But where is the router burn?
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#11 posted 11-16-2012 07:38 PM
Really looks cool! How do you do that without blowout? I have trouble with just a round over bit and a following block.
-- Harry, Indiana
#12 posted 11-16-2012 07:51 PM
Router burn, shees, I did these by hand. ;-)
There were many passes over the router bit at different heights with each board and a final sliver of a pass. New router bit and lots of passes. I also sanded them with a drill press sanding mop, they work great.
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#13 posted 11-16-2012 08:58 PM
I like it! What is a drill press sanding mop? I think I want one
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#14 posted 11-17-2012 12:49 AM
Nice! Verrrry nice!!!! :D
#15 posted 11-17-2012 01:21 AM
A sanding mop is sand paper strips about 2” by 6” long on a shaft and about 1” thick. Gets into the strange little corners and cleans then up. I made mine but you can buy them too.
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