In the End Grain Zone

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Project by SwainCustoms posted 11-28-2012 04:10 AM 2248 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a couple boards this week. One is made out of black walnut and was really simple to make. I think the size of the black walnut one is perfect for a couple of filets. The other board is made out of hickory I really payed attention to the grain detail on this one hope you endjoy. I also got to mess around with a new camera so the photos are better than they usually are finally doing the boards a little justice.

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robert triplett

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#1 posted 11-28-2012 05:52 AM

Great close-up of the end grain. Quite a variety- almost like material in a quilt. nice job on the juice groove too.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#2 posted 11-28-2012 06:09 AM

Grain patterns are very interesting. I like them.

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#3 posted 11-28-2012 07:41 AM

Really like the look. Your end grain work is awesome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 09:14 AM

Beautiful work !

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#5 posted 11-28-2012 10:36 AM

Wow, nice wood, beautiful patterns you made!

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#6 posted 11-28-2012 01:42 PM

very nice boards, excellent job with the grain on that hickory.

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#7 posted 11-28-2012 05:25 PM

You hit perfection!

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#8 posted 11-29-2012 03:16 AM

Purdy, the end grain detail is amazing!

-- Half-assed and whole-hearted, Kenny

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