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This board was a bit tricky. The most important step is to make your miter cuts right at 45 degrees. It’s an end grain board made with maple cherry and walnut. The pattern gives it a 3-D effect. Enjoy

-- Rob, Rochester NY, http://www.robswoodcreations.com





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DickB

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#1 posted 02-21-2013 03:18 PM

I thought it was 3D when I saw the thumbnail! very cool.

-- Dick, http://www.carveshop.com

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#2 posted 02-21-2013 03:26 PM

Great job I like making different kinds of boards.

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

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#3 posted 02-21-2013 03:43 PM

Definitely looks 3-d. I would say that it is too beautiful to actually use as a cutting board.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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Don Broussard

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#4 posted 02-21-2013 03:45 PM

Very well done! Are all the pieces individual, or are they glued up, cut in rows and reglued? I suspect they are individual pieces, and I also suspect that the final glue-up was an exercise in attentiveness!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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DouginVa

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#5 posted 02-21-2013 04:01 PM

My eyes are spinning. It does have a very cool effect. Nice one.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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jap

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#6 posted 02-21-2013 04:03 PM

great job

-- Joel

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#7 posted 02-21-2013 05:03 PM

Amazing board great job.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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tonybrews

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#8 posted 02-21-2013 05:21 PM

WOW!

-- Tony, Colorado, tonybrews@comcast.net

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#9 posted 02-21-2013 05:46 PM

‘Tricky’ sounds like an understatement. Fabulous board. You really outdid yourself on this one!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Betsy

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#10 posted 02-21-2013 06:12 PM

Beautiful—just beautiful.

You should consider doing a blog on your process. I’m sure a lot of people would enjoy it.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#11 posted 02-21-2013 06:20 PM

Hello

Welcome to LJ’s

a very beautiful 3D piece

I like it

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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SPalm

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#12 posted 02-21-2013 07:22 PM

Very nice, and a good job getting all that to line up.
I know how hard that can be: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/34623

Keep it up,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#13 posted 02-21-2013 08:03 PM

Absolutely amazing! Great project!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#14 posted 02-21-2013 08:15 PM

Very nice job

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#15 posted 02-21-2013 09:11 PM

Good job on that board. It looks really nice.

Spalm made a similar board sometimes ago and he has step by step instructions for those want to build one.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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