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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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michelletwo

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#1 posted 02-08-2013 11:27 AM

sorta simple in construction compared to your usual splendid pieces, but golly it is pretty..the color variations are subtle, but still eye grabbing.

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Karson

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 02:22 PM

Great looking timber Larry.

Great board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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RetiredCoastie

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#3 posted 02-08-2013 03:23 PM

Very eye appealing. Well done Degoose!

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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dean2336

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#4 posted 02-08-2013 03:31 PM

really cool board wish we had the timber you work with.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#5 posted 02-08-2013 04:10 PM

Looks good Larry.

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Patooie

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#6 posted 02-08-2013 04:51 PM

Wow! I signed up just to say this is a beauty! The color and pattern is fantastic. Nice!

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Kristoffer

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#7 posted 02-08-2013 06:33 PM

Wait a second…. When Did you guys find out about “inches” down there? I was all prepared to read how many cm it is;-) Just kidding. As always, another great looking board!

-- Cheers and God Bless

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 02-08-2013 08:37 PM

You never cease to amaze!! Nice job.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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peteg

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#9 posted 02-08-2013 09:02 PM

Nice subtle timber combo larry, will sell like hot cakes I bet :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 02-09-2013 12:02 AM

Good combination of woods Larry.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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SPalm

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#11 posted 02-09-2013 12:56 AM

Nice one Larry.
Looks like a winner to me.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 02-09-2013 03:37 AM

like it…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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MonteCristo

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#13 posted 02-09-2013 04:09 AM

Sweet looking cutting board !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 02-09-2013 05:30 PM

Exquisite as usuual,Larry….................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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rrdesigns

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#15 posted 02-10-2013 02:27 AM

That one has an interesting “asian” look and feel to it. I can see it with thin gently curved ebony handles added. Just a thought….

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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