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I have been out in the shop for about a month now after finally (after over about 1-1/2 years) getting my asthma & COPD controlled, getting some long overdue projects going. So here is a stack of boards.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 11-29-2013 06:03 PM

I wanted to say that the board on top is from an olive tree cut from my front yard. I cut wafers from a limb to get the effect, although as usual I am second guessing the choice of Paduk for the trim

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#2 posted 11-29-2013 06:22 PM

Some really nice work. Beautiful choice of wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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deon

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 06:40 PM

I do the same with olive, then I cut them up and put them together to make a bigger pattern. Will do a quick post to show you what I mean

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 11-29-2013 07:04 PM

Great variety of designs!

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 11-29-2013 07:51 PM

Well, it shows you jumped right back on the horse (saw horse that is) and found your way around the shop once more. Great looking boards

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Rob

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#6 posted 11-29-2013 09:09 PM

Really cool looking boards and I like the Paduk trim.

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#7 posted 11-29-2013 09:54 PM

Those are really cool, Dave. I like the idea of using the wafers with all the rings of the tree showing. Nice job on all of ‘em!!

Glad to see you are back in the shop. I may come by this year when we get to Arizona!!...........Cheers, Jim

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

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 11-29-2013 11:45 PM

All are very nice BUT that one on top is extra special very nice! That is a great design.

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

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CalgaryGeoff

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#9 posted 11-30-2013 01:03 AM

Wow very nice collection of boards, more pictures ! Sure a lot of work and time spent making these pieces, great designs and they look awesome.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#10 posted 11-30-2013 01:23 AM

Very nice selection of designer boards : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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lizardhead

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#11 posted 11-30-2013 01:34 AM

Jim I sold my lathe. The good one, I did not intend on ever being out in the shop anymore. So now I am in the market for another one.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#12 posted 11-30-2013 01:47 AM

Great looking batch of boards. Happy you were able to get back into the shop – I don’t know what I would do without mine.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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tefinn

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#13 posted 11-30-2013 04:38 AM

Don’t second guess yourself on any of them. They all look great.

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

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#14 posted 11-30-2013 04:45 AM

Great job

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#15 posted 11-30-2013 01:37 PM

I like the olive too.

Btw, I live near you in gilbert and grew up in Tempe.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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