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Project by amagineer posted 524 days ago 985 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I was recovering in the hospital from my heart procedure, I heard of a fundraiser they were having, so when I got home I took some pieces from the scrap box and put together two Cheese/Bread boards to donate for the fundraiser. First one is 7×13 and the second is 7-3/4×11 and made from Sugar Maple;Shedua;Macawood;
Purpleheart;BlackWalnut;Paduck;Chestnut;Bubinga;Santos Mahogany;Yellowheart;Marblewood. I will be delivering them today. By the way, the heart procedure did not work, so I am meeting with the heart specialist next week to see if there is another way of fixing the problem.
-don

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





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 524 days ago

That’s a real nice piece. Very colorful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 524 days ago

These are both very nice. Love the woods you used and the way you designed them. Lotta work went into these and your attention to detail shows!

I hope and pray you can get the health problems corrected.

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

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 524 days ago

Wow! Don, Those are Gorgeous, what a selection of woods & nice details with the handles, frames & feet -NICE!!
Sure hoping all goes well with the Doc.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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bugz

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#4 posted 524 days ago

Very detailed, a lot of time on these two, best of luck to you with doc.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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grizzman

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#5 posted 523 days ago

these are very beautiful, you sure have a good eye for putting these together, i like the one with the light colored band around it..really nice work, i to wish you better health..

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

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 523 days ago

Great job love the colors as well as the design… Glad your feeling better.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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degoose

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#7 posted 523 days ago

Love the spline detail… maybe a blog on that for the folks…
Hoping all goes well with you… play safe and have fun..

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

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amagineer

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#8 posted 523 days ago

Thanks all for the kind comments and good wishes. Larry; the spline was very easy to do. I just made a 1/4” wide x 1/4” deep dado cut on the table saw. I used a “thin rip table saw guide” to make the splines. I inserted the splines on the opposite sides first and fitted the other two sides.
-don

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

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woodsmithshop

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#9 posted 523 days ago

great looking boards, hope all works out ok for your health

-- Smitty!!!

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JoeinDE

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#10 posted 523 days ago

You forgot to mention the marblewood on the second one. I spent a few minutes trying to figure out what type of wood that was the you used which looked an awful lot like marblewood. After looking at your previous board (which used some marblewood) I concluded that it must have just been an omission on your part.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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SPalm

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#11 posted 523 days ago

Looks great Don.

Take care of yourself dude,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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amagineer

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#12 posted 523 days ago

Your are right Joe, I forgot to list the marblewood.
-don

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

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TurnTurnTurn

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#13 posted 523 days ago

Great work.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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