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Project by robert triplett posted 405 days ago 828 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought some Florida Rosewood from a guy on woodbarter. I thought I would make some boxes, but the natural edge said cutting boards. I also had some Anegre?? that seemed to go with the Rosewood. Then added the Purpleheart and Yellowheart to spice it up. It is 1” thick and about 20” x 15”. Mineral oil and wax. This is the second of these. Someone who had received one of my boards as a Christmas present wanted one for her daughter. She bought the one like this right off the drying shelf! This other board pictured used up the rest of the Anegre with some Curly Maple and some Carob. It is the same size as the Rosewood board. I also wanted to try a Walnut and Yellowheart board to see how it would look. Here is a quick picture of it. I have a show in Roseburg, Oregon the weekend of the 28th. Maybe these will find homes!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 405 days ago

Awesome boards!!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 405 days ago

Beautiful work sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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deon

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#3 posted 405 days ago

Great work

-- Dreaming patterns

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ellen35

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#4 posted 405 days ago

Love that edge!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Roger

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#5 posted 405 days ago

All nicely done. I like the natural edge as well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 405 days ago

It’s very nice. I love the color and contrast.

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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#7 posted 405 days ago

Beautiful woods. They will make great additions to anyone who gets them

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

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 405 days ago

Those are all beautiful. The first 2 pics are my favorites.

More gorgeous wood from the “House of Triplett”!

Best of luck at your upcoming shows.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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CarverShavings

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#9 posted 404 days ago

Sweet work my man!

#10 posted 404 days ago

Robert I rubbed off on you finally. About time LOL.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 402 days ago

Wonderful boards! Like the wood colors and the interesting grains especially the live edge. Good luck with the show!

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