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Project by Sivers posted 06-21-2010 11:51 PM 2613 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been seeing a lot of these lately and managed to make a couple myself. Finally got a new digital camera so here are the pics. This was the prototype..cherry maple and walnut. Had some problems with the glue up, its a lot of pieces to do at once. Was a new challenge!!

These have to be measured exactly. Any errors compound as you go so measure three or four times before cutting once. After I showed this one to my wife she had me make one for a wedding shower she was going to. It was a huge hit! She said I could have solld 10-15 of these babies in a few minutes. She has some of the other women asking for my card..maybe I will have to get a card..LOL!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-21-2010 11:56 PM

good job nice looking board.

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exodus

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#2 posted 06-22-2010 12:03 AM

The boards look great!! I know what you mean about the glue-up process.

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tyskkvinna

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#3 posted 06-22-2010 01:08 AM

awesome! It looks great – better than I could do I’m quite certain. :)

You should totally get some cards!

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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#4 posted 06-22-2010 01:24 AM

This is certainly a nice looking cutter and I am sure it was a bit hit. I have been meaning to try one of these myself, provided I can free up some time from the other projects my wife has “commissioned”.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 06-22-2010 02:00 PM

Looks great!
Tried glueing boards by myself but can’t get them together before glue starts to set.

I now have a helper when I start a glue up! My Wife!
She helps me keep things tight and in the correct orientation.

Your board is very nice.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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SPalm

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#6 posted 06-22-2010 03:24 PM

Sweet. That looks really great. Nice choice of woods.

I know what you mean about accurate cutting and frustrating glue ups. But the results speak for themselves.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 06-22-2010 05:01 PM

One of my personal favorite, nice work…BC

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#8 posted 06-22-2010 06:33 PM

Good board, nice wood combo and well executed. Proper job.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#9 posted 06-22-2010 07:32 PM

Great looking board! Very Nice!

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

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#10 posted 06-24-2010 05:36 AM

Nice job, well done, this is my next project.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#11 posted 06-24-2010 10:19 AM

Very popular design… yours is well made and the grain flows across the weave.. the background however could use a little continuity… but not bad..9 out of 10

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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Sivers

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#12 posted 06-24-2010 03:07 PM

Thanks Larry! This first one was a struggle during the glue up and things got out of order! It was a little bit of chaos!!

On my second attempt I glued it up in 4-5 sections the glued them all together like you mentioned in one of you blogs. I also numbered the pieces so the background stayed in order, unfortunately I didn’t manage to get a picture of it before it was given away.

Still a 9 out of 10 from the Chairman of the Board, I’ll have to call this one a success!

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