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Done using a natural piece of Olive wood. Edges were done with LIVOS Natural Oil Sealer and Finish
-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada
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#1 posted 10-30-2013 12:23 PM
Olive wood is just an amazing wood. I lived in Riverside Cty near Lake Elsinore and had 8 Olive trees on the property before I had gotten into woodworking. Apparently the area was a large grove years ago. Cut those down to create a lawn and gave it all away to friends for firewood. Ended up using an axe to take them down as it would tear up the chainsaw I had. I can’t believe I gave it all away, but at the time I had no garage and no concept of what it cost to buy it as a woodworker. Live and learn and lament.
-- Scott, Irmo SC
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#2 posted 10-30-2013 02:31 PM
-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore
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#3 posted 10-30-2013 04:14 PM
Super nice….beautiful wood with a nice live edge look. Great job
-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)
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#4 posted 10-31-2013 06:30 AM
-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb
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#5 posted 10-31-2013 11:33 AM
Very nice board, loving the live edge on that! I had to look at our profile when I saw you had finished the edges of your live edge olivewood slab with LIVOS. I would assume you went to KJP?
-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?
#6 posted 10-31-2013 12:40 PM
yup, went to KJP
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#7 posted 10-31-2013 01:56 PM
The wood really sets this off. It’s beautiful.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#8 posted 11-01-2013 03:27 PM
Gorgeous cutting board! The natural edge and the beautiful grains look amazing. Great job!
#9 posted 11-01-2013 03:28 PM
thanks, it is a nice wood
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