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Another Sinister Inspired End-Grain Cutting Board

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Project by Bill H. posted 08-19-2014 08:57 PM 1647 views 21 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While trying to decide what to build as a present for my sister’s birthday I ran across this cutting board from Moserg that I liked. Moserg’s board was based on a design by Sinster. I have wanted to make an end-grain cutting board and loved the look and challenge presented by the Sinister board. My rendition is very close to the original made by sinister, made mine of oak, walnut and maple. I have include some pictures of the build process.

Thanks to Moserg and Sinister for the inspiration and the instructions.

-- If you can not explain it simply then you don't understand it well enough.





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redryder

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#1 posted 08-19-2014 09:02 PM

This board looks like a dandy.
The hand holds in the end are a great addition….............

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

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Henry Mowry

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#2 posted 08-19-2014 09:15 PM

Simply outstanding. Now … will she use it?

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

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Picklehead

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#3 posted 08-19-2014 09:36 PM

Very nice work. I see by the “work in progress” pictures that YOU have been dumping YOUR sawdust in MY shop. Once I find out where you live I’m bringing it ALL back, and then some!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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stefang

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#4 posted 08-19-2014 09:53 PM

Beautiful board and thanks for showing the gluing and cutting sequences.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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SPalm

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#5 posted 08-19-2014 11:22 PM

You nailed it.
Wonderful workmanship.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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dalethewhale

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#6 posted 08-20-2014 12:22 AM

What is the word i’m looking for…..... brilliant! That’s it, brilliant!
Well played
Whale

-- Merrily, Merrily, Merrily.....life is but a dream - Whale, Coffs Harbour, Australia http://facebook.com/woodbywhale

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Lanaug

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#7 posted 08-20-2014 01:23 PM

that is a really nice design, thank you also for showing the segments leading up to the final product.

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Joel Shappell

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#8 posted 08-20-2014 02:13 PM

Really nice. Love the construction pics.

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hotncold

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#9 posted 08-20-2014 02:35 PM

Extra nice…did you do the glue up in sections or all at once?

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Tomoose

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#10 posted 08-20-2014 06:04 PM

So cool – thanks for posting!

Tom

-- cut it twice and it's still too short...

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Evolutia

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#11 posted 08-20-2014 07:01 PM

This is stunning!!!

-- Lexi, Evolutia, Alabama, http://evolutiamade.com

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Moserg

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#12 posted 08-20-2014 07:46 PM

Nice replication :-). One note – I would avoid to use oak in cutting board – Why? There nice article in Woodworker’s Journal. http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/Ezine/Articles/What-Woods-Should-I-Avoid-When-Making-Cutting-Boar-9374.aspx
General rules – to make cutting boards you can use wood from tree which you can eat or drink product of. Maple – syrope, Walnuts – nuts, etc.
But anyway those nice cutting board usually used as kitchen decoration then utensils…

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Surfside

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#13 posted 08-20-2014 09:28 PM

Awesome pattern design! Good choice of wood.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Bill H.

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#14 posted 08-20-2014 09:33 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words.

Henry Mowry: Not sure if she will use it, I hope so but it would still be nice as a kitchen decoration.

Picklehead: have to keep the floors clean as even a light dusting of sawdust makes the floor very slick, spinning blades and slick floors don’t mix. Also share the garage with my wife’s car so must keep things clean.

hotncold: I glued up a row at a time as a complete glue up at one time would be impossible for just one person, at least it is for me.

Moserg: Just to clarify, I used QSWO and did look online before hand and found many WO boards for sale so I assumed it would not be a problem.

-- If you can not explain it simply then you don't understand it well enough.

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blackcherry

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#15 posted 08-21-2014 02:38 AM

Nice work Bill, a real LJ’s classic and as my friend Steve said you’ve “Nailed It”!!!!!

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