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I put this together with scrap walnut, cherry, and maple after seeing Dan’s prize winner this summer.
-- Patrick, Iowa City
Nov 24, 2008
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#1 posted 11-24-2008 07:52 PM
Whew! It’s fantastic….I just don’t have the patience.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 11-24-2008 07:58 PM
Great looking board. Maybe one day I will have one that nice.
-- R K SP8 "The 10 Commandments are NOT multiple choices"
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#3 posted 11-24-2008 08:03 PM
How is that done? Is there a trick to getting the weave? Amazing!
#4 posted 11-24-2008 08:42 PM
The only trick is planing the individual blocks to the exact dimensions (within 0.001 inch) and using a slow set glue for assembly. I used titebond II extend. I also made a gluing jig that kept the sides square and applied pressure from the top so it wouldn’t explode when tightened down the clamps.
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#5 posted 11-24-2008 08:44 PM
wow. those joints are very tight. i don’t have the patience to do that design.
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#6 posted 11-24-2008 08:51 PM
Very Nice. I would love to have the patience to do that. I will have to give it a try next summer.
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#7 posted 11-24-2008 08:52 PM
-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/
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#8 posted 11-24-2008 09:56 PM
Did you laminate the narrow walnut strips to the wider maple strips as a early step? Or should we keep guessing?
-- Branlon, Board Director, South Central Indiana
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#9 posted 11-24-2008 10:43 PM
I like that pattern a lot. Really beautiful and a great piece for any kitchen.
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#10 posted 11-25-2008 12:07 AM
Very nice job
-- Glenn, New Mexico
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#11 posted 11-25-2008 12:45 AM
Great cutting board. I like the combination of woods and there size relationship.
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#12 posted 11-25-2008 01:09 AM
Very nice…you’ve a great job with this design.
Thanks for posting it.
-- Martin, Kansas
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#13 posted 11-25-2008 02:33 AM
Pretty nice. That’s a lot of work!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#14 posted 11-25-2008 03:17 PM
impressive work … very well done
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#15 posted 11-29-2008 07:24 PM
-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"
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