Teaser from an earlier post.

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Project by degoose posted 01-18-2012 11:02 AM 2906 views 9 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a teaser for an earlier post … cut the oval and finish sanded… two coats of grapeseed oil
This board was made from Queensland Red Cedar … using the 2nd generation cutting method.. without any accents… just one piece of timber…
It is 325 mm or 13 inches long and 275 mm or 11 inches wide… about 20 mm or3/4 in thick…[dual measurements suggested]
SOLD on Etsy

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#1 posted 01-18-2012 11:08 AM

Larry nice work, I like that itsall a similar color and very subtle but intersting. Never heard of using grapeseed oil. Nice work as always mate.

Hope all is well down under.

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

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#2 posted 01-18-2012 11:36 AM

i like this…. it is very aesthetic in a weird way

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#3 posted 01-18-2012 01:25 PM

A teaser alright, great work Larry. I am still in stage 1 of laminating. Victorians are a bit slow.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 01-18-2012 01:45 PM

Great looking board Larry. I like the downplayed contrast and interesting pattern, the woods are also very interesting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 01-18-2012 01:48 PM

Nice work Larry. That wood selection is great.
I also like the shape – a long oval.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 01-18-2012 01:58 PM

It’s hard to trace the first generation because it’s made of one kind of timber. It drives you to use your imagination to see many things not related to each other. Once you see thick forest with intwined trunks and another time you see you are lost in roads take you to nowhere. And that’s why I like it. It keeps me bussy to find my way.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#7 posted 01-18-2012 02:00 PM

It took a while to figure out how you created the pattern, and I still can’t take my eyes off of it. It will be a nice addition to someones kitchen. Another amazing creation.

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

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#8 posted 01-18-2012 02:02 PM

would look great in any kitchen..I like the way the light bounces around the grain patterns..very cool

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#9 posted 01-18-2012 02:21 PM


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#10 posted 01-18-2012 02:32 PM

That’s a real nice looking board, Larry.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 01-18-2012 02:42 PM

I’m really drawn to this one by its subdued coloring and fascinating grain pattern, it’s rather mesmerizing. It reminds me of a crystalline structure somehow. Beautiful board, well done!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#12 posted 01-18-2012 02:52 PM

Very nice design Larry, I love this board.

-- "If a man is alone in the forrest with no woman to hear him. Is he still Wrong?"

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#13 posted 01-18-2012 03:14 PM

Even though you show us how it’s done, I still think it’s magic!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#14 posted 01-18-2012 03:22 PM

Very nice board! Really cool to look at.

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#15 posted 01-18-2012 04:19 PM

Looks fantastic! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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