"Dan Inspired" Woven Cutting Board

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Project by Sinister posted 2102 days ago 3649 views 19 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I put this together with scrap walnut, cherry, and maple after seeing Dan’s prize winner this summer.

-- Patrick, Iowa City

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#1 posted 2102 days ago

Whew! It’s fantastic….I just don’t have the patience.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 2102 days ago

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 2102 days ago

How is that done? Is there a trick to getting the weave? Amazing!

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#4 posted 2102 days ago

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.

-- Patrick, Iowa City

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#5 posted 2102 days ago

wow. those joints are very tight. i don’t have the patience to do that design.

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#6 posted 2102 days ago

Very Nice. I would love to have the patience to do that. I will have to give it a try next summer.

-- Rusty

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#7 posted 2102 days ago

Simply Incredible!

-- Not my woodworking

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#8 posted 2102 days ago

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 2102 days ago

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 2102 days ago

Very nice job

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#11 posted 2102 days ago

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 2102 days ago

Very nice…you’ve a great job with this design.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#13 posted 2102 days ago

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 2102 days ago

impressive work … very well done

welcome to lumberjocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#15 posted 2097 days ago

Very inspirational

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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