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This 700mm by 500mm CHEESEBOARD made from Camphor Laurel was picked up from Kelvin Grove Markets yesterday… they loved it… in the corner is a laser engraved motto… CARPE DIEM… latin for ’ seize the day ’...
Engraving was filled with 2-pac resin and sanded for a smooth finish…liberal coats of grapeseed oil brought out the colour and grain..
Thanks for looking…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au





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patron

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#1 posted 11-24-2012 06:37 PM

nice larry

sounds like they
‘seized the board’

well done

-- 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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#2 posted 11-24-2012 06:38 PM

its a beauty mate..i love the touch of laser on these, i know it might take awhile to get the laser to pay for itself, but this is a very nice touch to add to your work, i think there is always a price to pay to further enhance your work…thats my thinking anyway…grizz

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#3 posted 11-24-2012 06:40 PM

A real beauty 3 thumbs up

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#4 posted 11-24-2012 06:44 PM

mmmmmm Nice cheese board Larry, bring out the cream crackers and chutney.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#5 posted 11-24-2012 07:07 PM

Larry,

It certainly looks good finished, and even better now that its off to its new home already.

Also as as a side,
you may be interested in some Clocks & Barometers I saw in the latest catalogue from Whitworths Marine and Leisure.
They have a series of Brass Clocks and Barometers on page No 7.

www.whitworths.com.au

Regards
Robert Brennan.

www.whitworths.com.au

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 11-24-2012 07:13 PM

You gave that piece of wood class

The motto looks just right.

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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#7 posted 11-24-2012 07:20 PM

Great job, Larry

Lee

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#8 posted 11-24-2012 07:30 PM

Beautiful!

Have you changed your Signature?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#9 posted 11-24-2012 07:50 PM

Awesome.
I have to wonder… How much cheese are they going to serve?
:)

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#10 posted 11-24-2012 07:59 PM

Nice grain orientation. It looks like a whirlpool in front of a hillside landscape.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#11 posted 11-24-2012 08:14 PM

How about, Sieze the Cheese??? Nice board!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#12 posted 11-24-2012 08:34 PM

WOW. What a beautiful piece of wood. Nice work on that one, Larry. The laser will seize the day!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 11-24-2012 08:54 PM

I’ve got some great 2yr Cheddar that would taste great on that board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#14 posted 11-24-2012 09:28 PM

Excellent piece of wood Larry.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 11-24-2012 09:47 PM

Stunner. The bottom half looks like the ripples you get when you drop something into water.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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