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A Diamond Heist

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Project by blackcherry posted 06-03-2013 07:31 PM 1482 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s, over the weekend I did a little cleaning of the shop and found plenty of nice cut off to put to good uses in making this diamond design cutting board. Posted recently by LJ Scott Oldre’s which caught my eye and so the heist was set in motion. My diamond shape didn’t come out the way Scott’s board had them so I’ll have to try once again, but over all not a bad production of a cool design. Thank to all for view and especially Scotty the Diamond Cutter…Blackcherry





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SPalm

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#1 posted 06-03-2013 08:05 PM

Ooo la la, That is some fancy stuff there.
I really like it.
I need to go looking through my cut offs.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 06-03-2013 08:14 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 09:23 PM

I love how this waves! Wow!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 09:56 PM

BC…...very nice, especially the end grain patterns…..maybe too nice to take a knife to.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#5 posted 06-03-2013 10:14 PM

Wonderful grain match.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 06-03-2013 10:17 PM

Am I seeing things or is the board made up of lots of little squares..and diamonds.
It doesn’t look like a normal end grain constructed board?
I will definitely have to go check out the Post by LJ Scott Oldre

Apart from my failing eyesight its a very Impressive project, well done!

-- Regards Robert

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#7 posted 06-03-2013 11:09 PM

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#8 posted 06-03-2013 11:28 PM

That is way cool, good job.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#9 posted 06-04-2013 12:05 AM

Nicely done.

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

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#10 posted 06-04-2013 12:11 AM

This is beautiful Wilson. Your choice of woods is great in terms of color and the figure. Like HorizontalMike said, it appears to be moving or waving.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#11 posted 06-04-2013 03:48 AM

Nice board!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#12 posted 06-04-2013 07:46 AM

What a great looking cutting board

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#13 posted 06-04-2013 12:11 PM

Nicely done. Looks every bit as nice as the ones I did, and I’m sure you’ll agree, not too difficult, just a little extra steps of cutting the angle off one corner and slapping some contrasting wood back on, then re-squaring before the normal first glueup. I’d been thinking about that one for a long time, but was always too much in a hurry to give it a shot. Glad I did, and glad you did. Heist away, those diamonds will last forever and they really are a girls best friend…in the kitchen.

I have to ask, is the piece of curly maple on we can see on the one edge part of the design? I don’t see it on picture #2, so was just wondering.

Again, very beautiful board, keep it up.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#14 posted 06-04-2013 12:19 PM

Your art is beautiful…. I consider it an art form… you guys inspire me to try harder…

-- Southernelle

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#15 posted 06-04-2013 01:40 PM

Now that is what I call a beautiful Board!! all the insets and wavey grain…....Outstanding Job!!!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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