or Join Now!
A series of interlocking sine waves out of maple, yellow heart, wenge and walnut.
-- Ray, Lakeland, FL
Feb 03, 2013
home | projects | blog
45 posts in 2502 days
Preview this project card
3599 posts in 1881 days
#1 posted 02-02-2013 04:15 PM
Oh, My! That makes my head hurt trying to figure out the cuts and fitment on that one! LOL.
-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!
115076 posts in 2971 days
#2 posted 02-02-2013 04:24 PM
Wow that pattern is way cool great job Ray.It would cool if you did a blog on how you made this pattern.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
22553 posts in 2260 days
#3 posted 02-02-2013 05:44 PM
That’s a nice design and really catches the eye. Nice work.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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
15512 posts in 2728 days
#4 posted 02-02-2013 06:23 PM
Fantastic design Ray and nicely made too.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#5 posted 02-02-2013 07:17 PM
Thanks for the comments. For a1Jim: no blog needed – it’s dead simple. Take three or four different woods, mill them to the same size and then stack them on top of each other with a few pieces of double sided sticky tape in between each layer. Draw whatever curve you like on top and cut the stack on the bandsaw. Take them apart and glue one side to a different wood of the other side. Use LOTS of glue. Plane flat to remove the glue. Restack with tape, draw another curve, cut and repeat as many times as you like. Edge glue the final boards to make the final cutting board.
I made a template of a sine wave to draw regular curves but hand drawn irregular curves turn out some pretty interesting results, too. One obvious comment on bandsawing – don’t try to correct any sawing errors if you go off the curved line. Backing out the blade creates gaps.
Hope this is useful.
2098 posts in 1582 days
#6 posted 02-02-2013 07:55 PM
Nice change from the more frequently seen designs. And good tips on how to do it. I knew when I saw “sine wave” that the maker had to have a science background. What’s next, hyperbolic sine ?
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
403 posts in 2054 days
#7 posted 02-02-2013 10:17 PM
Thats a really neat design
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
730 posts in 2825 days
#8 posted 02-02-2013 11:39 PM
Looks like a 3 phase board to me. Nice pattern
-- Scott, Irmo SC
11800 posts in 3082 days
#9 posted 02-03-2013 03:26 PM
That’s really raising the bar !
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
6908 posts in 1469 days
#10 posted 02-03-2013 04:22 PM
-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.
7089 posts in 1971 days
#11 posted 02-03-2013 04:26 PM
3329 posts in 3290 days
#12 posted 02-07-2015 04:57 AM
That’s one wicked board!
-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics