Ribbons in Cutting Boards

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Project by prospector45 posted 07-27-2014 03:06 PM 1273 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ribbons in the cutting boards started several years ago after seeing a similar design in a segmented woodturing. It has taken me this long,(a slow thinker) to develop the strategy for creating the design without endgrain or any center holes in the round plugs that are required. The process does chew up a lot of wood(waste), but I just had to try. Large plug/tenon cutters would make the process a lot easier and quicker, but I did not want to spend the coin for a few boards. There is blog about the process.

Patrone has a project called “ribbons” awhile ago, but the design and process are completely different.

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster

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#1 posted 07-27-2014 03:39 PM

Great design, your boards are all very well done

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#2 posted 07-27-2014 04:11 PM

Sky’s the limit with designs like these. Looks like you have it figured out. Keep it going…................

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 07-27-2014 04:12 PM

Magnificent work.
Well done.


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#4 posted 07-27-2014 04:31 PM

awesome board ,love the ribbons

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#5 posted 07-27-2014 05:24 PM

This is really incredible Bert. Really! The ribbon effect is amazing…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#6 posted 07-27-2014 05:34 PM

I really like that. Well done.

Do you glue the wood together then bandsaw it?


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#7 posted 07-28-2014 05:04 PM

Awsome design. Lot of work and time ,I suppose.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-29-2014 12:44 PM

the effect is wonderful..super job.

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#9 posted 02-01-2015 01:48 AM

Great job! Looking forward to reading your blog.

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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