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Project by freddyaudiophile posted 296 days ago 622 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A collection of boards from over the last two weeks or so. Board number 14 will be out of clamps tonight…

I think I have 20 different types of wood used across these 6 boards… I have been experimenting with different edge profiles and different types of radiuses on the corners. I like my vertical raised panel bit as it creates a natural finger groove on the underside of the boards. I have only done one like this so far but will certainly do more in the future. Some folks like a chunky square edge as well, which I soften with 00 and 0000 steel wool before oiling the board.

I also want to do an end grain mosaic board of scraps… I have two bins of scraps that are spilling out onto the floor (end cuts off cutting board glue ups). And I have about 25 or 30 little strips off rough boards that I should make an end grain board of scraps.

As simple as these are to make, I think I learn another nuance every time I make one… :)

-- freddyaudiophile, Fredericton, NB, Canada





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wiser1934

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#1 posted 296 days ago

great looking boards. never thought of using the raised panel bit for a hand hold

-- wiser1934, new york

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UncannyValleyWoods

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#2 posted 295 days ago

Really nice! Great job on those corners!

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/UncannyValleyWoods

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grenger

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#3 posted 295 days ago

nice, i like the coners

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 295 days ago

These are all very nice. Congratulations.

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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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 294 days ago

They all look good, have great wood colors and they stand out with the finish. Like more the rounded corners. Well done!

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