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A couple of This weekends projects

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Project by HawkDriver posted 09-20-2011 02:51 AM 2253 views 16 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of the boards I made this weekend. The first for my sister-in-laws wedding present is Paduak, Maple, Mahogany and a little cube trick of Ebony, Maple, Holly and Koa. The second for a customer is Paduak, Maple, Tiete, and a bit of Hawaiian Koa. Comments and critiques are welcome.

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.





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AkBob

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#1 posted 09-20-2011 03:02 AM

Very nice, I’m sure you sister-in-law will be very pleased. I know I could not use a knife on something that obviously has had so much craftsmanship put into it :)

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flippedcracker

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#2 posted 09-20-2011 03:03 AM

i love the second one.

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amagineer

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#3 posted 09-20-2011 03:05 AM

terrific CB’s, the patterns blend very well together. The Koa wood gives it a nice richness. I will have to try getting some Koa wood.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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wiser1934

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#4 posted 09-20-2011 05:27 AM

the first one is one fantastic board!! are the small cubes in the center also end grain? kind of hard to tell. again fantastic

-- wiser1934, new york

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HawkDriver

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#5 posted 09-20-2011 05:47 AM

Guys, thanks for the kind words.

Wiser, yes, they are end grain as well.

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 09-20-2011 01:21 PM

Man what a great job on them, I really like the first one amazing pop to it!

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

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#7 posted 09-20-2011 01:33 PM

These are both beautiful boards and I’m sure they were pleased with them.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Don

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#8 posted 09-20-2011 01:39 PM

Very nice boards…well done!

Fearless prediction – these will become show pieces on someone’s countertop and never…NEVER see a knife come near them! Who would dare cut on them?

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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CalgaryGeoff

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#9 posted 10-03-2011 08:21 AM

The first board is my favorite.

Is it maple and mahogany or walnut?

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 10-22-2011 12:43 AM

Board number one would be my choice : )
Great combination of wood species…wish there were more photos to enjoy !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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