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Melissa's lap top board

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Project by EzJack posted 10-19-2013 06:07 AM 1528 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

board = mahogany
nose = blood wood
cat = purple heart
eyes = birds eye maple and black walnut
moon and cloud = birds eye maple
border = lace wood

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 10-19-2013 07:52 AM

Nice work and good job on the inlay…..

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 01:30 PM

Great boardand some fancy inlay.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 10-19-2013 03:44 PM

Nice work. You did a fine job on the inlay.

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

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

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 09:41 PM

Nice Work Jack, and just in time for Halloween!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 10-20-2013 11:41 AM

Interisting clamping jig/bench. Good work!

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 10:10 PM

Good looking project! Love your inlay work.

What is the purpose of the holes on the edges?

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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EzJack

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#7 posted 10-21-2013 06:22 AM

“What is the purpose of the holes on the edges?” = cosmetic???
I don’t know.
I was trying for two 1/2” boards but they kept warping on me (heat from the lap top, hot pans) so I planed them down and hit them on the router table 4 times before I glued them together and made one 3/4” board. When I put on the border I decided to cut them through. It worked, no warping even with heat. I did glue another set without channeling it out and it warped the same as the solid 3/4 ones were.

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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EzJack

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#8 posted 10-21-2013 06:34 AM

Thanks Mike.
She likes it a lot.

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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mafe

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#9 posted 11-05-2013 06:51 PM

They are wonderful, a smile for the cat.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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