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Project by amagineer posted 12-21-2012 08:37 PM 1696 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After 3 surgeries and one year later, I am back in the shop. A cousin asked me to make her a 12×12 x 1” CB, so I thought this would be a good project to get my sawdust legs back. It is made from Shedua;Hard Maple;Macacauba;Marblewood:Hickory;Lacewood;White Oak. Sealed with Salad Bowl Finish and a mineral oil/beeswax bath. It sure feels good to get sawdust in my hair.

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





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#1 posted 12-21-2012 08:40 PM

Smoothly done !

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 08:58 PM

Great combination of different kinds of wood which makes it unique and colorful.
It’s like a weaved basket design. Neatly done!

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#3 posted 12-21-2012 09:20 PM

Good looking board and Welcome back into your shop!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 12-21-2012 09:59 PM

Glad your back in the shop.Great looking board.

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#5 posted 12-21-2012 10:29 PM

Nice pattern, dark cloud – silver lining..

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#6 posted 12-22-2012 12:08 AM

Awesome board, nothing heals better than having something to do.

-- Dubb , WV

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#7 posted 12-22-2012 12:26 AM

you sure aced it on this one

beautiful wood combos

welcome back !

-- 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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#8 posted 12-22-2012 02:18 AM

Glad to hear you are back in the shop…..oh yeah, and nice board!!!!

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#9 posted 12-22-2012 03:53 AM

Beautiful design, beautiful woods, and beautiful work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 12-22-2012 04:27 AM

Well done, looks great and I look forward to seeing more

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

#11 posted 12-22-2012 04:30 AM

nice to see you back nice board

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#12 posted 12-22-2012 05:07 AM

Can’t keep an old dog down… good looking board.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#13 posted 12-22-2012 03:53 PM

Great looking board ! Merry Christmas : )

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#14 posted 12-22-2012 05:11 PM

Beautiful. Hope your recovery continues well.

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.

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#15 posted 12-22-2012 06:34 PM

Thanks all for the wonderful comments.
-don

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

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