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    WIP

    I don't show a lot of WIP photos because my work isn't nearly as dramatic as the knife WIP photos I have seen. Some of those knives are stellar!

    In the last 2 weeks, I have completed 70+ boards and plans are to have at least 70 more completed in the next two weeks. With three major shows coming up in Oct and Nov, plus the Christmas season rush, I need to stock up now. With that said, here is a photo of the last trailer load of raw stock just recently brought into the shop. The trailer can handle up to 3500 pounds and I have 2600 on there in the photo. And another will be brought in this coming week.
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    The bottom three layers are hard maple, one cherry, two mahogany and two walnut.

    Along the way in the coming weeks, I will post some in-process photos of a couple of boards that might be of some interest.
    Last edited by Jim; 09-07-2012 at 03:27 PM.

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    Sweet, can't wait to see the process!
    one man gathers what another man spills...

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    I've been waiting to see this post since I found out you were a forum member!

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    Looks good

    Awesome. Can't wait to see more pics of how these boards are made, and more importantly receive my first board

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    I had to start posting to my folders on kkf, then using the url form there to post in threads. No idea why.
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    David,

    Which mahogany? Is it sapele?

    Thanks.

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    Awesome, one of those might end up being my board!!! Can't wait to see it in person!

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    Big board! 23 x 28 hard maple. HEAVY!

    Attachment 9832

    Hope the photo attaches this time!

    I give up trying to post photos!

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    hope to see my board soon been waiting for 8 weeks time is killing me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Magnus View Post
    hope to see my board soon been waiting for 8 weeks time is killing me
    I post a photo but I can't seem to get a photo to stick since I last tried in the OP 11 days ago.

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