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Project by amagineer posted 06-19-2013 01:25 PM 1200 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked by a woman to design a Cheese/Breadboard to the music of the band “Train” and this is what I came up with. Their music is honest, deep and some references to space, so the Black Walnut reminds me of the solar system and the different colors of the type of music in their songs. It is 8-1/4×12-3/4×1-1/4 thk and made from
Black Walnut, Sugar Maple, Paduck, Marblewood, Canarywood, Yellowheart, Black Locust, Purpleheart, Cherry,
Shedua. I doweled the handles to the sides. I sealed it with Salad bowl finish and finished with hot mineral oil/beeswax.

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





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 06-19-2013 01:28 PM

That, my friend, is an out of this world board! Love the way you designed the handles on it. Very nice work and a lot of detail to it. Great job.

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

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 01:35 PM

It’s very nice and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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ThorinOakenshield

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#3 posted 06-19-2013 01:46 PM

It’s very festive. I too like the handles.

-- -Thorin Oakenshield, King Under the Mountain

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patron

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 01:52 PM

great boards there

and a new great idea
on the handles

good to see you working again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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majuvla

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#5 posted 06-19-2013 02:09 PM

Very nice shape and colours!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GerardoArg1

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#6 posted 06-19-2013 02:34 PM

Beatiful!. Amazing work.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Jim Earl

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#7 posted 06-19-2013 03:02 PM

very very nice, I’m sure the Lady will have nothing but high praise on your work.

-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 06-19-2013 03:15 PM

Totally unique design,goo job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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weav

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#9 posted 06-19-2013 03:48 PM

a piece of art.
added to my favorites.

-- jerry

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grizzman

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#10 posted 06-19-2013 03:50 PM

don, that is a truly beautiful cheese board, its hard to even call it that its so beautiful, the design is so imaginative and the colors are spot on, one of the nicest boards I’ve seen, fantastic job.

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

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amagineer

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#11 posted 06-19-2013 05:19 PM

Thanks all for the compliments. Yes it is good to be back to what I really love doing.
-don

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

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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 06-19-2013 11:46 PM

Outstanding design and build!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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oldnovice

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#13 posted 06-20-2013 04:37 AM

I think our hit all the right notes! A very interesting and beautiful looking project.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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redryder

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#14 posted 06-20-2013 05:30 AM

Just coool…...............

-- mike...............

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CalgaryGeoff

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#15 posted 06-20-2013 11:47 AM

Cool outside the box design and thinking. Very nice result.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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