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Project by bigogre posted 498 days ago 2106 views 16 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These boards are done in maple, walnut, and cherry. Found a good write up on how to do these. http://lumberjocks.com/poroskywood/blog/10833

They are pretty slick to make, and in making one, you end up with two. One to keep, one to give away. The only thing I could add is start with fairly thick boards, if possible.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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jap

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#1 posted 498 days ago

fun!!!

-- Joel

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 498 days ago

I have to make some of these soon ! Yours look great : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 498 days ago

Looks cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 498 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 498 days ago

I will bet you had a smile on your face the whole time you were making these :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 498 days ago

I read your link … I looked at your work …. I am enthused. ... Now off to the shop.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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don1960

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#7 posted 498 days ago

I’ve made those before, but never thought of curving the outside edges.

That is so cool. Nice job!

-- -- Don from PA

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#8 posted 497 days ago

looks like a great deal of curvy wood

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rlrobinhood

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#9 posted 497 days ago

Those look great. Is that a think strip of Cherry between every “checker board”? If so, how did you cut the strip? Did you “joint” it and how did you overcome the “spring action?

Reason I ask is I tried making one of these ahile ago, but the spring action of the strip simply turned my board into a game of 52-card pickup before everything was clamped completely.

Awesome work!!!

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#10 posted 497 days ago

you are really talented

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#11 posted 497 days ago

Looks awsom!Too funny!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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