15 Degrees of Separation.

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Project by degoose posted 06-24-2009 10:10 AM 2415 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All the cuts for this board are 15 degrees off square. i.e 75 degree tilt to the table saw to cut the strips then the mitre express is set to 15 degrees and the table saw blade is left at 75 degree bevel so all cut are 15 degree off. Then roll up on the cut side and glue.
Endgrain board.
Every face of every piece is off square by 15 degrees.
Look at the sides.. all angled on all sides and the diamonds on the face are all 75/105 and even they are off square to the sides. The only right angles are the sides.. even the corners are … rounded lol. ok still the same timbers.. PH SA TB and NGR.. oil finish.
Size .. .. 14” not square. lol

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#1 posted 06-24-2009 10:36 AM

Wow! These boards are getting more complicated all the time. Is it the beer or the brains? Great looking design and of course beautifully done as always.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 06-24-2009 11:14 AM

Very well done (as always) .

Thanks for sharing with us .

-- Not my woodworking

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#3 posted 06-24-2009 01:12 PM

once again great job


-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#4 posted 06-24-2009 01:19 PM

You do keep amazing us with your creativity!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 06-24-2009 01:54 PM

Really cool Larry.

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#6 posted 06-24-2009 02:10 PM

An amazing variation. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 06-24-2009 02:34 PM

another beautifull board !
you are very lucky ,
here they only let us
cut paper with round nose scissors .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 06-24-2009 02:57 PM

Beautiful cutting board.

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#9 posted 06-24-2009 04:18 PM

Great design idea on this one, Larry!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 06-24-2009 04:24 PM

Hey Larry
As usual your pushing the envelope .Another fantastic board cool and beautiful.

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#11 posted 06-24-2009 04:30 PM

i realy like these i am going ot start to make these instead of the zig-zag i have made in the past
it appears there is a hole lot less waste when making these unlike the zig-zag’s
thank’s for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#12 posted 06-24-2009 05:37 PM

that is an odd looking beer can Larry, by the way, great looking board.

-- Smitty!!!

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#13 posted 06-25-2009 12:53 AM

Fantastic board , Larry : )
I left this message regarding your comment on Kents Bubinga Cross… I hope you like them , mate : )

Beautiful cross….I love Bubinga !
These are for Larry in response to his comment here.

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#14 posted 06-25-2009 04:12 AM

Since I can’t seem to get my table saw adjusted to cut a perfect 90 degree, I think this may be an answer to my
problem ! LOL. Waiting for more beautiful boards and creative designs. Love them all !


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#15 posted 06-25-2009 05:26 AM

Good show mate!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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