Land of cotton

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Project by Paddle_Tail posted 02-19-2014 01:57 AM 995 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is 5th board and the the 1st end grain that I have made and it is made with Pecan, Walnut, White Oak, Hickory, Maple, and Cherry. Just to explain the title it seemed appropriate since the middle looked like cotton to me. I have to give a nod to Degoose for the help on this one thanks. I was a big hit. I decided to go with a BBS finish on one side and on the other side a hand hued on the other side just to give that rustic feel. As well an homage to the 75 and 100 year old Pecan and Walnut that was used in the making of this board.

-- Wayland,Arkansas,~Chance Favors The Prepared Mind~

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-19-2014 02:03 AM

Excellent job. If you are getting help from degoose, that’s as good as it gets.

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

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 02:12 AM

Very interesting pattern, It turned out wonderful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 02-19-2014 10:55 AM

Great work and beautiful creation…. Larry ( Degoose ) is one of the Masters who has helped me as well. Great guys here. I look fwd to meeting him when I return to the Land Down Under.

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

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#4 posted 02-19-2014 03:49 PM

Very nice board. Something I just learned recently I will pass on. The “Pecan” tree is in reality a Hickory tree that produces Pecans.

-- 1tatonkajim

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#5 posted 02-19-2014 04:07 PM

You have don a beautiful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 02-25-2014 03:08 PM

It came out really great looking, those grains and figures look amazing. Very interesting design. Great job!

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