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Curved Space-Time Cutting Boards

05-24-2013 02:58 PM by caocian | 10 comments »

I should start by saying that I make these boards for friends, all of whom hang them up as kitchen wall art. They have no intention of ever using them to cut on. For a more functional board, I prefer a simpler design, incorporating an end grain surface. But for decorative boards, this process is easier and the result is satisfying. To make any of these boards, the technique is pretty much the same. First, select your stock. For me, this is usually leftovers, off cuts from larger projects. In the photo above, you can see the maple and cherry I used and the jig I use to hold things in place. Flatsawn wood is great. I cut it into strips and flip is so the edge grain is up, giving the ...

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