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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... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 537 days ago

Very nice looking. Love it

-- 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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nonickswood

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#2 posted 537 days ago

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, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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stefang

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#3 posted 537 days ago

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

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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amagineer

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#4 posted 537 days ago

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

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

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grizzman

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#5 posted 537 days ago

wow how nice to have blood wood grow there as a native, send me some larry..lol..i 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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deon

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#6 posted 536 days ago

Cool. Looks like a Zulu shield.

-- Dreaming patterns

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scoops

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#7 posted 536 days ago

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 536 days ago

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

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Roger

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#9 posted 536 days ago

This is very kool, Larry

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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lanwater

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#10 posted 536 days ago

This is a very interesting board Larry.

Decking board seems to work well.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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eddy

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#11 posted 534 days ago

nice looking board

-- self proclaimed copycat

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