you guessed it cutting boards, wine balance first project

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Project by phil7b7 posted 01-06-2015 12:40 AM 938 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My frist project. Slowly putting together a shop and I completed these for christmas gifts. Wine balancers and cutting boards made from hard maple, walnut, purple heart, yellow heart, and paduka. Thanks to all the fellow lumber jocks for inspiration and ideas. My favorite list is growing by the day. I am looking forward to some time in my shop to take on a new project.

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#1 posted 01-06-2015 05:46 AM

Great looking boards. Those thin strip glue ups can be a nightmare. Do you have a planer or did you sand them?


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#2 posted 01-06-2015 01:55 PM

very interesting designs, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 01-06-2015 07:15 PM

Nice job. I learned on my first board that the glue up on thin strips can be a pain.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#4 posted 01-07-2015 03:56 AM

Jeremy T21 the first 5 boards were done with only sanding. After that I purchased a dewalt DW735x planer. It was amazing hoe much time the planer cut down. The wine balancers were made w/ scraps from cutting boards. My next purchase is going to be a handheld belt sander.

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