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Making a Sign from a Cutting Board

04-29-2016 05:50 PM by ShaunMeighan | 0 comments »

https://youtu.be/fPf5VXlwekQ Hi there folks! Just thought I’d share with you all my latest project, where I make a sign for my workshop out of an old cutting board. The finished piece is not perfect, but neither is my woodworking!! Hope you enjoy!

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Cutting Board Tablet Stand

01-17-2016 09:50 PM by Chris McDowell | 2 comments »

I had an oak pallet which I broke down and was able to salvage enough to make two iPad stands. They were made as gifts for Christmas. My wife showed me pictures of these on Etsy saying that her sister wanted one. So one went to her and the other went to my mother. Here is a video of the build: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj_dzBfL1UA

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Cutting Board Primer #1: I was asked for this primer - hope it helps

11-02-2015 03:30 AM by Betsy | 11 comments »

I was asked by several newbies if I would take some time to do a blog on building cutting boards that will cover the basics that may not get covered in the blogs/forums that detail how to do the real fancy boards that we all aspire to. So I’m going to try my best to hit the simple things that a novice trying to learn on their own may not think about or not realize until after they’ve made the mistake. It’s been a very long time since I’ve taken on a task like this – so please feel free to hel...

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In the shop projects #1: Baguette Cutting Board

03-25-2015 10:18 PM by Paul Pomerleau | 3 comments »

A quick and simple cutting board 20” x 5” made from maple and walnut. Click here to see my short video Thank youPaul

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Craftsy woodworking blog posts #20: End Grain Cutting Board Posts

03-20-2015 02:14 PM by Furnitude | 0 comments »

I wrote about making end grain cutting boards in these two posts on the Craftsy woodworking blog: http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/02/how-to-make-an-end-grain-cutting-board/ http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/03/maple-end-grain-cutting-board/

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Why buy it when you can make it! #26: Too many cutting boards...

11-30-2014 01:56 AM by paxorion | 0 comments »

We had a slight break in the cold weather in my neck of the woods, so I ducked outdoors to do a bit of sanding of the cutting boards my wife asked me to make as Christmas presents for several of her family members. The router bit I used for my router sled left a bit of a mangled surface on the 3 end-grain cutting boards, so armed with a brand new Ridgid belt sander, I got to work with some cautious sanding. I can’t say I’m too experienced with a belt sander, so I am rather pro...

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end grain cutting board #2: planing and sanding for hours

08-11-2014 03:55 AM by bobasaurus | 5 comments »

Finished up the cutting board today. This old japanese plane has a wide mouth, so it works great for removing the glue squeeze-out stalactites. Used the low angle jack plane for leveling the pieces and flattening the board. This took quite a while, but worked great. Chamfering the edges prevented any blow-out of the end grain. I used a 1/8” roundover on the edges, then routed some handles in the sides with a 5/8” box core bit. After some careful stop block placement ...

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end grain cutting board #1: A time-honored woodworking tradition

08-10-2014 12:58 AM by bobasaurus | 8 comments »

I need a bigger cutting board for my kitchen, so I decided to put my shop to work. The original sketchup model. I used logarithmic tapering widths for a bit of an illusion. Bought some soft maple and african mahogany off craigslist for cheap. Maybe not the most ideal woods for a board, but they should work fine for my home kitchen use. I crosscut the boards first to get them to workable size. After jointing, resawing, and planing the boards to square, I carefully ripped them into var...

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Cutting board from builders' samples

03-01-2014 08:24 PM by sgmdwk | 4 comments »

When some friends from church learned I was a wood worker they brought me a box of samples they had left over from building their house. These were squares of finished wood, about 5 to 6 inches a side and around 3/8 inch thick. Some were stained, some painted; some were milled, some flat. There was alder, oak, birch, mahogany, walnut, hickory, cherry. “We were sure you could find something to do with them,” they said. It was an interesting pile. But what o do with it? I mad...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1241: Wonderful Gifts from a Dear Friend

02-08-2014 01:18 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

Today is going to be a very busy, but fun day! I worked yesterday on my new project and got much of the base things done on it and today is the “fun” part of letting my brushes fly and make it into something special. I hope to have things close to being ‘finished’ by the end of the day – at least to a certain point. Our ‘work day’ was cut a bit short yesterday because we went to Keith’s moms for an incredible lobster dinner. Keith’s s...

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