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This round endgrain chopping board is made from Red IronBark and Bloodwood… local native hardwoods milled just around the corner… initially they were short decking boards…
3 wide boards and 1 narrower one…glued together then cut and roll and rotate. [standard construction method…]
Then cut into a circle on the band saw circle cutting jig… sanded at the disc sander on the circle sanding jig…
Then oiled with grape seed oil…
11 inches in diameter and 1 1/4 inch thick….
This was a prototype to see how the decking boards would work out…
Seems like a winner… now for a larger version… stay tuned…

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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-08-2013 11:08 AM

Very nice looking. Love it

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 11:10 AM

I’d say it’s a Winner! Wonderful looking grain. Very Nice!!
If that’s the Prototype I can’t wait to see whats next!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#3 posted 02-08-2013 12:35 PM

Looking good Larry. I like the slight rounding on the middle and edge boards.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 02-08-2013 12:37 PM

Your grain orientation gives the CB a gentle wave pattern. Another great CB.

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

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#5 posted 02-08-2013 01:41 PM

wow how nice to have blood wood grow there as a native, send me some wonder why certain tree’s grow where they do, its very interesting to me….do you grow any walnut over that way, or something similar…this board turned out really beautiful…so rich in color..very elegant….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 02-08-2013 05:37 PM

Cool. Looks like a Zulu shield.

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 02-08-2013 10:50 PM

That’s it, Larry! I’ll definitely have to drop over to check this wood out! Another good one, mate!

-- yesterday today was tomorrow

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matt garcia

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#8 posted 02-09-2013 01:12 AM

Grain pattern, YES!!! Love the grain pattern!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 02-09-2013 03:57 AM

This is very kool, Larry

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#10 posted 02-09-2013 05:17 AM

This is a very interesting board Larry.

Decking board seems to work well.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 02-11-2013 01:00 PM

nice looking board

-- self proclaimed copycat

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