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End Grain Cutting Board LJ Class 006 #1: Teaching a class..

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For those of you who have read the LumberJocks’ E-mag you will know that I was asked by Ms Debbie to teach a class on-line..

The first lesson on how to make an end grain cutting board will be posted on in this blog series in the first week of May… just after the Maleny Wood Expo..

This will not be like the usual tutorial which is a single or multi-part explanation of how to do something… this will be a series of lessons posted every three or four days so that anyone who wishes to participate will have time to complete each lesson before moving on to the next one…

Should you find you have a problem or need to ask a question… I am only a PM or email away…

As well as a written part of the lesson, I intend to take several photos as the work progresses and possible a few short videos as well…

For the fairly new people, there will be a beginners board as well as a slightly more intricate version for those who would like to stretch the boundaries and try something new.

I hope that some of the more experienced members also take part… it would be great to see how they do ….

During the lessons we will cover the following..

Timber selection,

Dressing the timber,

Ripping the timber,

Grain orientation,

Glue up techniques,

Cross cutting and assembly,

Sanding,

Finishing…

All participants who complete the project can post it on line for all to see [if you want ] and when you notify Ms Debbie that you have finished, there will be a Lumberjocks’ Certificate waiting for you…

Please let me know if you would like to be a participant by using the comments section of this web site..

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



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WoodArtbyJR

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#1 posted 1106 days ago

I’ll play. Nerver too old to pick up new tricks and tips. Bring it on Larry

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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EvilNuff

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#2 posted 1106 days ago

I’m interested.

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cwdance1

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#3 posted 1106 days ago

Sign me up.

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 1106 days ago

I’ve taken this class Wood Weaving 101/ Instr. Dr. Degoose

678 days ago by blackcherry…http://lumberjocks.com/projects/17741. A word of warning to those who proceed this instructor has been known to have cause a habit forming addictions to cutting board causing woodworker countless hours away from family and friends, also his no.1 mantra in taking this class is to stay hydrated only during gluing drying periods…have fun new students you’ll learn very valuable lesson in the art of cutting boards and life as well, signed former student and friend Blackcherry

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degoose

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#5 posted 1106 days ago

Thank you, Wilson, for your kind words….

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

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ba5eba11

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#6 posted 1106 days ago

I’m in.

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KnotCurser

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#7 posted 1106 days ago

Count me in!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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BreakingBoardom

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#8 posted 1106 days ago

Count me in. Just got some new wood and after the in-counter cutting boards I have to make, I should have plenty left over. Maybe I can try the more advanced one. Do you already have the designs picked out for the two separate boards?

Also, thank you Larry for taking the time to share your wealth of knowledge with the rest of us. I know I asked a few questions when I was attempting my first cutting board and I appreciate that you took the time to help. Now others will have that chance even if they were afraid to ask. Thanks!

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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Tyler

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#9 posted 1106 days ago

Count me in as well. This is good timing as I was hoping to make my first cutting board for my wife for mother’s day. It might be a little late, but it will be worth the wait.

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Franklin

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#10 posted 1106 days ago

I’m in I have wanted to make a cutting board for a long time.

-- Good, Fast or Cheap (Pick any 2)

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#11 posted 1106 days ago

Im in!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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BertFlores58

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#12 posted 1106 days ago

Hi Larry, Let me in… What I am looking for are the jigs and techniques that I am sure you will include during the entire lesson. Likewise, there are basic tasks that I failed to learn making difficulty for my advance design to be realized in a simple and quick manner… it makes life easier too.

This is a very good initiative from Ms. Debbie and you, Thanks to both of you.

-- Bert

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#13 posted 1106 days ago

I’m interested, thanks for offering this class

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eddy

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#14 posted 1106 days ago

cool im in always ready to learn something new everybody has there way of doing things i am sure i will learn
soming very usefull
thanks again for giving

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#15 posted 1106 days ago

I’m in

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