3 of a Kind......Only Different.....

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I am inpatient by nature, so these type of projects help keep me in check…...some patience required…

I posted the 35 flavors board last week (because I am impatient):

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That board doesn’t have much in the way of design, just lot’s of variation. These 3 boards were assembled with the intent of a recurring theme. The theme is Maple, Cherry and Walnut. There is quite a bit of color variation in the Cherry, so the some of effect is lost there, but you gets what you gets…...

These were fun to build, and the designs are built on the fly, the only rules were the basic Maple, Cherry, Walnut base materials….....other material was used for some of the unique shapes.

Photo before the mineral oil was applied:

Some of the shape blanks:

A shot of the individual blocks on the bench awaiting some design inspiration:

This is link to the blog posted last week with a few tips HERE

I have 3 more weird boards in the works and then it’s over (I promise).....

Thanks for looking…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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#1 posted 146 days ago

I’m thinking you’ve got the impatience thing under control. This is very nice work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#2 posted 146 days ago

Very impressive Jeff. A lot of thought went into these.
So what’s next?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#3 posted 146 days ago

Thanks Rick…...the impatience thing is an ongoing challenge….for sure…

Rex, a couple more boards in the works, then maybe it’s time to find a job! Thanks my friend…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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#4 posted 146 days ago

With all the intricate detail and everything perfect in your projects one would think you nothing but patience…...excellent work as always

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#5 posted 146 days ago

Great looking boards!
You have not failed. You’ve just found 3 ways that DO work!!!

Feel free to be impatient….
I’ve got the go with the flow, procrastination thing covered!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 146 days ago

Jeff they are wonderful. Your talent and patience shows in your work.
Have you thought of some with culinary markings. Or a US flag. How about a dart board with numbers.
Keep em coming.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#7 posted 146 days ago

Thanks kdc, but hardly perfect… your tag line “Measure “at least” twice”......I can honestly say I’ve never built anything without some mistakes…..just in my nature I guess. I’ll spare you the all the mistakes in this one, but as they say, it’s all about how you recover from them….

Randy – You still have some projects in the works that should have been posted by now… should try procrastinating on the procrastinating and finishing some of those cool ideas you got going on there…...thanks man.

Dave – I was thinking about a flag design actually (good thinking man).....numbers for a dart board seem a bit out of reach…...but most importantly, I gotta refrain from these mega projects for a bit here until I settle some other business…..Appreciate you stopping in….........

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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#8 posted 146 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


-- The Difference Between A BEER And Your OPINION Is, I Asked For The BEER!

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#9 posted 146 days ago

This is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 146 days ago

Wow! You are truly the master of all cutting board makers!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 146 days ago

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 146 days ago

very very cool

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#14 posted 146 days ago

Those are exactly the same, but, a little different… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 146 days ago

tefinn already said it, so I won’t.
Good looking boards, Jeff.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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