Cutting board

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Project by KCConst posted 08-10-2014 11:38 PM 1756 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Daughter came home for a visit and asked if we could make a cutting board. I said sure but let’s try something challenging. It’s all done except for the mineral oil. Now with oil it really darkened and brought out the color. She’s happy so I’m happy but I bet I’ll have to convince her to use it. I offered to put a picture hanger on the back as a joke.

-- "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do" Wooden

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#1 posted 08-10-2014 11:56 PM

Very nice work.
That is a tough design to get it as tight as you did.
Good job.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 08-11-2014 12:09 AM

Wow. Great craftsmanship!

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#3 posted 08-11-2014 12:13 AM

what a nice piece would love to try that one one day great job

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#4 posted 08-11-2014 01:36 AM

great job. what woods did you use?

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#5 posted 08-11-2014 04:05 AM

Very nice! I want to do this design (wish me luck)!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#6 posted 08-11-2014 05:47 AM

Looks great!

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#7 posted 08-11-2014 11:40 AM

That design requires a lot if skill and patience. You clearly have both. Great project.

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

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#8 posted 08-11-2014 04:43 PM

That is fantastic. Wish I had the patience to try one of these.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#9 posted 08-11-2014 05:37 PM

Now that is down right beeeautiful!
Three wood colors? What did you use?
Is 30 degrees the magic number??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#10 posted 08-11-2014 06:52 PM

Used Walnut, Red Oak and Poplar. Toughest part was gluing up. Just plain hard to get trapezoids to not squeeze this way or that way. Then once you get them into a triangle you go bonkers looking at two different types to make sure they’re facing the right way. Grumpy Mike yes 30 (or 60) degrees is the magic angle. With a ratio of 2:1 from bottom to sides or top of the trapezoid. Looks like SPALM has it all on his post. for reference.

-- "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do" Wooden

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#11 posted 09-03-2014 04:34 PM

Nice job. Looks great

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