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Cutting board project! #3: Ripping and Glueing the cutting board!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1914 days ago 1166 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Preping the Stock! Part 3 of Cutting board project! series Part 4: Did more work on the cutting board today and finish it! »

Progess page three!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker



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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1914 days ago

This is looking pretty good so far.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 1914 days ago

Charles,

How wide is that cutting board? Once you clean the dried glue off, are you going to hand plane it flat, or run it through your Delta planer?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 1914 days ago

I am going to run it through the planer.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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matt garcia

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#4 posted 1914 days ago

You’re getting spoiled!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 1914 days ago

Heheheheh!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1914 days ago

Coming along nicely, CJ!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 1914 days ago

good timing for mother’s day!!! although it seems like mother’s day happens a lot since may of your projects go to her…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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nuttree

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#8 posted 1914 days ago

I agree – great Mother’s Day gift.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#9 posted 1914 days ago

Hey Charles…..Following your blog and like what I see! It’s good to see all of the precautions you are taking for safety, glasses, hearing protection, push sticks. That maple looks like it has a lot of figure. A tip…..use the cheapest wax paper under your glue-up to protect your saw table. It’s also good to use some under the clamps so they don’t stain the wood if they come in contact with the glue. What are you going to use for finish? I have used mineral oil in the past, cheap and easy to get. Keep the blog coming!

Don

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#10 posted 1914 days ago

I am going to use mineral oil.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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jack1

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#11 posted 1914 days ago

Take your time when you plane it. Can’t put it back once it hits the floor! Looks good.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#12 posted 1914 days ago

Very thorough blog, well documented. Just what a lot of new woodworkers need. Safety first.
Nice and precise!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#13 posted 1913 days ago

Good progress so far. You sure got some good looking maple. I am looking forward to seeing the finished project.

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woodworm

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#14 posted 1912 days ago

Great effort!
Looking forward to seeing the finished boards.
Take care.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 1912 days ago

Looking good. For a good tip on glueing up the pieces flat check out the Woodwhisperer’s page. It will save you a lot of time planing and is easier to scrape the glue off.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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