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Ode to Sinister +1

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Project by J posted 12-18-2012 04:43 AM 2788 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank you Sinister! Here is my first try at a Sinister board, it is a walnut, hard maple and jatoba. I glued up a 7’ log, cut it into 1- 1/4” pieces and made two boards in different patterns. This was quite the challenge to clamp. I would like to express my appreciation to all of the LJ’s out there for sharing their ideas, this board will make a much better gift than some junk made in China.

It was sanded up to 1000 grit, with a change from dry to wet sanding paper at 220 grit and instead of water mineral oil was used for wet sanding.





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hasbeen

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#1 posted 12-18-2012 05:23 AM

Greetings from the socialist capital of America – California.
There is more than one reason they call it the ’left coast’?

I like this alot, but realize I need to expand my clamp ownership by a factor of 4 or 5.

Lee
Moreno Valley’s local has-been.
Servant of the Living God.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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#2 posted 12-18-2012 05:25 AM

A very cool board,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-18-2012 06:49 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 12-18-2012 07:22 AM

Lovely work. Very good to look at.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#5 posted 12-18-2012 08:39 AM

Welcome… nicely done…

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

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#6 posted 12-18-2012 01:19 PM

Sweet. One of my favorites.
I really need to try one of these.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 12-18-2012 01:57 PM

Stunning! Great board

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#8 posted 12-18-2012 06:31 PM

Never can half enough clamps, can you?

Looks wonderful…nice work!

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#9 posted 12-18-2012 06:43 PM

That one long piece of sausage and it sliced up rather nicely…BC

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#10 posted 12-19-2012 10:30 PM

Nice job J – I like a man of few letters.

-- Patrick, Iowa City

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J

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#11 posted 12-22-2012 07:34 AM

Here is the +1 to the sinister board, again wet sanded to 1000 grit and both boards (this one and the sinister copy) share dado cut handle grabs.

Thanks LJ’s for the kind words, and thanks Patrick for sharing a design inspired by terrible curtains! 3 cheers for Sinister… The man! The myth! the legend!

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#12 posted 05-27-2013 03:05 AM

Howdy J,

This is another side of your mastery. Beautiful boards. They look way to difficult for me.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#13 posted 06-24-2013 06:23 AM

Wow, I like both patterns. A new bucket list board.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#14 posted 08-11-2017 02:44 PM

This is a beautiful board and I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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