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Project by bondogaposis posted 03-23-2019 10:29 PM 750 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been trying to make one of these for a while now. I could never quite figure it out until recently where the one difficulty has eluded me until now. Things I learned; 1) You can’t wing plaid, the pattern must be devised before you begin otherwise you might get a nice pattern but it won’t be plaid. 2) Precision and alignment is critical, don’t slobber so much glue on it so that you can’t see the pattern and therefore the alignment of the individual pieces.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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Andre

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#1 posted 03-23-2019 11:49 PM

Very close to my Wife’s family pattern, colors of slightly:)

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 03-24-2019 01:39 AM

Very nice! I do some tartans in stained glass but never thought of trying it with wood!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-24-2019 02:06 AM

Oh Heck yes; SUPER NEAT! Now you have tio get the shirt to match!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 03-24-2019 09:18 AM

Beautiful Gingham Plaid…Outstanding!!

What are the dimensions and finish used?

Plan to mount it on rubber feet?

-- George, New Brunswick "Storms Never Last"

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#5 posted 03-24-2019 12:02 PM

Very nice pattern! This board will never go out of style!

-- AJ

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#6 posted 03-24-2019 12:26 PM

Really love this one!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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EndGrained

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#7 posted 03-24-2019 01:07 PM

This one stands out!

Gotta be honest with you….I plan to copy it!!

-- George, New Brunswick "Storms Never Last"

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bondogaposis

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#8 posted 03-24-2019 01:23 PM


Beautiful Gingham Plaid…Outstanding!!

What are the dimensions and finish used?

Plan to mount it on rubber feet?

- EndGrained

I’m in the process of finishing it now, I put one coat of Tried and True Danish oil on it and I plan to follow up with a coat of Tried and True Original finish. The dimensions are 9×12 x 1 5/8. Yes, I will put rubber feet on it.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#9 posted 03-24-2019 01:33 PM

That’s cool Bondo!! Made me smile

-- if it is to be it is up to me

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#10 posted 03-24-2019 01:49 PM

Love the detail! Is a companion kilt in the offing?

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EndGrained

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#11 posted 03-24-2019 02:20 PM


Beautiful Gingham Plaid…Outstanding!!

What are the dimensions and finish used?

Plan to mount it on rubber feet?

- EndGrained

I m in the process of finishing it now, I put one coat of Tried and True Danish oil on it and I plan to follow up with a coat of Tried and True Original finish. The dimensions are 9×12 x 1 5/8. Yes, I will put rubber feet on it.

Many thanks

Just in the progress of scaling a 12” x 18’ x 1 3/4” copy

Won’t get to actually build it for a while (recovering from shoulder surgery), but figuring these out is ‘fun’ in its own right

Hope you made sure that the Danish oil you’re using is food safe.

Thanks again for sharing your design
- bondogaposis


-- George, New Brunswick "Storms Never Last"

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bondogaposis

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#12 posted 03-24-2019 02:37 PM

Hope you made sure that the Danish oil you’re using is food safe.

Yes, Tied and True finishes are food safe. Their Danish oil is polymerized linseed oil, that has actually been boiled, with no additional driers.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#13 posted 03-24-2019 02:39 PM

Awesome pattern, very cool

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#14 posted 03-24-2019 06:47 PM

Whoa man! That thing is NICE!! lol.. looks good sir.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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#15 posted 03-24-2019 09:34 PM

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