Cutting board project! #4: Did more work on the cutting board today and finish it!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 04-30-2009 02:36 AM 1689 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is some more progress pictures!


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#1 posted 04-30-2009 02:43 AM

Really like the color combinations, CJ!!


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

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#2 posted 04-30-2009 02:45 AM

Putting them new tools to good use!! Great cutting board, Charles!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 04-30-2009 03:05 AM

Charles, this looks really good. This is a nice design as well. I really like the hand hold that you put in this board.

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

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#4 posted 04-30-2009 03:27 AM

nice cutting board!

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#5 posted 04-30-2009 03:30 AM

Good job Charles!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 04-30-2009 03:31 AM

Looks good CJ.

-- I cut it twice and the damn thing is still too short!@#$%

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#7 posted 04-30-2009 05:44 AM

Nice work CJ …this should yield many years of enjoyment…thanks for sharing…Blkcherry

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#8 posted 04-30-2009 02:26 PM

Charles – I like the wood combinations. Just some constructive feedback. When cutting out a handle like that, I like to put down some painter’s tape and draw my lines on the tape. I then cut along the lines on the tape. The tape helps prevent chipout. It is not always perfect, but it does minimize the issue. I mention it as I’ve run into the same problem. Taping was a cheap fix with fairly good results. Great job on the cutting board. Tim

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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#9 posted 05-21-2009 05:01 AM

Nice job , looks like curly maple and mahogany? You must have had a fun time gluing that up!

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#10 posted 05-21-2009 05:35 AM

Hey Charles
very nice cutting board. when I see people working outdoors it makes me ashamed of myself for complaining about not having enough room in my shop

-- Custom furniture

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