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The first board is made of Kurupay & H. Maple, the second is Walnut & Cherry.
Dec 25, 2013
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#1 posted 12-25-2013 03:38 PM
Nice looking boards. Great job. Merry Christmas
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#2 posted 12-25-2013 04:04 PM
It’s more art than function, love it! The owner of this board will brag on it! Did you sign it?
Have a Nice Christmas day and a great journey this next year.
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#3 posted 12-25-2013 04:24 PM
Great looking boards
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#4 posted 12-25-2013 04:29 PM
Cool design on that first board
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#5 posted 12-25-2013 07:29 PM
Both beautiful boars. My favorite is the first one.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#6 posted 12-25-2013 08:57 PM
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#7 posted 12-26-2013 04:17 AM
Those are beautiful!
Really exceptional work.
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
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#8 posted 12-26-2013 02:21 PM
That is amazing. Really wood like to know how you did that. (get it? I typed wood rather than would)
-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright
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#9 posted 12-26-2013 03:52 PM
I too wood like to know how you made those
-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."
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#10 posted 12-26-2013 09:43 PM
Cool cutting board! Like the pattern, simple but lovely! Job well done.
-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"
#11 posted 12-27-2013 03:15 PM
The technique is called “Stack & Switch” Basically, you make a light colored board & a dark colored board, stack them, then cut your curves on the Bandsaw. Then you can switch the pieces to get the multi-colored effect.
#12 posted 12-27-2013 03:37 PM
So Razor, then you must be sticking on a pattern on both boards and cutting them in a band saw? My problem would be to cut them both so accurate that they fit with the tight joints that I see you have. That is the part I don’t get or maybe I just haven’t mastered yet.
Still, very beautiful.
#13 posted 12-28-2013 11:16 AM
Yes, Danoaz; The challenge is that your blade needs to stay perfectly vertical as it cuts through both boards. I use Carter ball bearing guides on my saw which helps a lot but it does take some practice. On a board like this I would do my horizontal cuts, glue up, restack, and then the vertical cuts, and then a second glue up.
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#14 posted 02-05-2014 12:37 PM
Beautiful work! Not sure my Ridged 14” would be up to the challenge…
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#15 posted 03-28-2014 02:47 AM
That first board is on fire !
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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