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Czech Knot in Chevron Cutting Board

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Project by BurrOak posted 06-10-2014 08:28 AM 2234 views 31 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Can’t mess up a Chevron pattern anytime but I like this one the best so far. Strips cut at a 30 degree bevel with the center piece made first by resawing and building from there. I glued a 51 inch plank which gives me one end grain board 1 5/8 thick and the other 1 inch thick at 12 X 13 . When cutting the plank keep the strips back to back to keep the pattern-book match lined up which can wonder a bit. Walnut Maple Cherry wood was used. The pictures show two versions with the Czech Knot. The center piece glued up is maple-walnut strip-maple and after that dries cut opposite direction to add the second walnut strip. This takes a lot of clamps since the boards want to creep up on each other with the 30 degree bevel.





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Vince

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#1 posted 06-10-2014 09:27 AM

Well done

-- Vince

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 06-10-2014 10:10 AM

a real eye catcher – nicely done

-- Dick, Ohio

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 06-10-2014 10:53 AM

Very nice cutting board ….the centre pattern looks great…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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SPalm

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#4 posted 06-10-2014 11:29 AM

Great job.
That is some patient cutting and glue up.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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stefang

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#5 posted 06-10-2014 12:25 PM

Looks wonderful. Very nice work too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 06-10-2014 12:37 PM

Nice

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 06-10-2014 01:01 PM

Nice design. Looks great.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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MarkTheFiddler

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#8 posted 06-10-2014 01:18 PM

Wow, I’m amazed by your work! The center has me perplexed. I’ve got to figure out how you did that.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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steve_in_ohio

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#9 posted 06-10-2014 02:07 PM

very cool design, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Henry Mowry

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#10 posted 06-10-2014 03:25 PM

The central knot pattern is an eye catcher. How did you do that?

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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#11 posted 06-10-2014 04:57 PM

I like it, thats a new twist I havent seen before. great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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MarkTheFiddler

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#12 posted 06-10-2014 10:29 PM

This is my second look. I asked how you made the fine pattern in the center. Your third image is worth a thousand words. Congrats on a well deserved daily top 3.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Gary

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#13 posted 06-10-2014 10:36 PM

Man oh man oh man; Nice!

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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bobasaurus

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#14 posted 06-10-2014 11:07 PM

That’s a really nice design and clever build. Favorited for a possible future build, thanks.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#15 posted 06-11-2014 12:03 AM

Beautiful!

-- Brian in Wantagh, NY

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