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Project by degoose posted 04-05-2014 09:34 PM 2494 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rosewood and Jarrah…
4 way book match…kinda
Last pic is the random orbital sanding… shows the grain before oiling..

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shopdog

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#1 posted 04-05-2014 09:46 PM

Great pattern…good to see you making boards again.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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#2 posted 04-05-2014 09:48 PM

Hot Dang, Larry That is super sweet. I’d sure like to see how you did that one.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 04-05-2014 09:56 PM

Hey Larry,
That’s sweet. Glad to see some boards are still being made.
I bet it was debated on how to end the repeating 4 way match – with a 4 way on each end, or a split on each end. I think you chose wisely with the split.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-05-2014 10:02 PM

Oh man! oh Man!

This is beautiful Larry

Quite a match.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 04-05-2014 10:15 PM

Totally cool ,a real eye popper .

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#6 posted 04-06-2014 12:02 AM

That’s really awesome work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 04-06-2014 12:37 AM

Very nice Degoose. I watched your class on the subject and found it to be very well done. I have one last project on the bench (routing key holes in a display case) and Ill be working on my first end grain. I have one question for you. Do you think you can really get 170 Australian dollars for that board? (i did the conversion its about $157 US dollars) That would be outstanding if you can!

Scott

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#8 posted 04-06-2014 01:03 AM

Larry,

Making end-grain boards again – fantastic!

That’s a lot of sandpaper you are using – if you only had a CNC Machine, you could possibly chuck a larger, ballnose bit and take maybe a thou or two off the entire top surface to make it perfectly smooth…......

Now where could you get a CNC from??? Hmmmmmmm…...........

;-)

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: [email protected] / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#9 posted 04-06-2014 02:05 AM

That’s a real beauty Larry…..nice work…..

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#10 posted 04-06-2014 02:08 AM

Handsome board ! Thanks for sharing

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#11 posted 04-06-2014 02:10 AM

WOW

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#12 posted 04-06-2014 02:21 AM

That is AMAZING!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#13 posted 04-06-2014 04:31 AM

That shot of the board before finish is great to see the difference. ..very nice…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#14 posted 04-06-2014 05:14 AM

Very COOL grain!

Nice!!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#15 posted 04-06-2014 06:27 AM

$170 AUD, $157 USD, not too bad, hope you get it as it is well worth every penny.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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