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Parota Cutting Board #2

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Project by path914 posted 12-09-2014 05:19 AM 1975 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This board was a bit more plain in shape and grain than the crotch piece I previously made, so I wanted to “fancy” it up a bit. The circle inlays are curly maple and it is hard to tell from the pics, but a 45 degree bevel has been routed around the base to take away some of the visual heft. The board is 18” x 16” x 2”. Finished with mineral oil and food safe wax. Sorry for the mediocre phone pics, the board was snatched up before I had a chance to take better photos.





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#1 posted 12-09-2014 07:34 AM

Nice dots, grain looks awsome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-09-2014 12:02 PM

Isn’t it amazing the difference the oil brings out in the grain? I really like it.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 12-09-2014 02:10 PM

niiiiiice. i like using dots in my boards also. love your design.

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#4 posted 12-09-2014 02:15 PM

Cool wood,cool design.cool board.

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#5 posted 12-09-2014 04:55 PM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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cover1967

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#6 posted 12-09-2014 07:30 PM

Very nice. Do you use Forstner bits for the circles ?
I’d love to have a go at one of these.
Keep up the good work.

-- There is no such thing as an offcut.

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#7 posted 12-09-2014 07:45 PM

Very nice, love the pattern

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 12-10-2014 12:23 AM

Very nice! This looks awesome!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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path914

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#9 posted 12-10-2014 01:40 AM

Wow, thanks everyone for the positive comments.

cover1967 – Yes, I used forstner bits for the circle cut outs and then a combination of plug cutters and a hole saw for the largest “plug”. Worked out pretty well for a first attempt I think :)

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cover1967

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#10 posted 12-10-2014 07:30 AM

Superb for a first attempt or second or third. Its lovely.
Plug cutters I’m fine with but dont hole cutters have a drill bit in the middle ?

-- There is no such thing as an offcut.

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path914

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#11 posted 12-10-2014 01:23 PM

Thanks! Some do yes, but I have a set of Milwaukee that do not and that is what used in this case.

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