LumberJocks

Melissa's lap top board

  • Advertise with us
Project by EzJack posted 279 days ago 925 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

board = mahogany
nose = blood wood
cat = purple heart
eyes = birds eye maple and black walnut
moon and cloud = birds eye maple
border = lace wood

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.





9 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14821 posts in 1787 days


#1 posted 279 days ago

Nice work and good job on the inlay…..

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

View Karson's profile

Karson

34853 posts in 2999 days


#2 posted 279 days ago

Great boardand some fancy inlay.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15404 posts in 1465 days


#3 posted 279 days ago

Nice work. You did a fine job on the inlay.

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

View littlecope's profile

littlecope

2883 posts in 2100 days


#4 posted 278 days ago

Nice Work Jack, and just in time for Halloween!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

View Campzeke's profile

Campzeke

41 posts in 531 days


#5 posted 278 days ago

Interisting clamping jig/bench. Good work!

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

3599 posts in 1966 days


#6 posted 277 days ago

Good looking project! Love your inlay work.

What is the purpose of the holes on the edges?

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

View EzJack's profile

EzJack

441 posts in 1769 days


#7 posted 277 days ago

“What is the purpose of the holes on the edges?” = cosmetic???
I don’t know.
I was trying for two 1/2” boards but they kept warping on me (heat from the lap top, hot pans) so I planed them down and hit them on the router table 4 times before I glued them together and made one 3/4” board. When I put on the border I decided to cut them through. It worked, no warping even with heat. I did glue another set without channeling it out and it warped the same as the solid 3/4 ones were.

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

View EzJack's profile

EzJack

441 posts in 1769 days


#8 posted 277 days ago

Thanks Mike.
She likes it a lot.

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

View mafe's profile

mafe

9453 posts in 1687 days


#9 posted 262 days ago

They are wonderful, a smile for the cat.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase