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Project by Eric posted 02-05-2009 05:26 PM 1248 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another cutting board inspired by The Wood Whisperer’s instructional podcast. I made seven total for Christmas – varying sizes and final designs. This was the first one. Maple and purpleheart, approximately 12”x16”x1 1/2”. I certainly learned the importance of achieving a precise second glue-up, to avoid too much end-grain flattening. While I did the first with a block plane and hand sander, I borrow the use of a drum sander for the others. Finish on these was a thinned varnish soaked through the thickness.

-- ED





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 02-05-2009 06:27 PM

Very nice design and I like your hand cutouts and the fact that there are no burn marks in the Maple or Purple heart ! Also your glue ups came out very nice alignment wise : )

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#2 posted 02-05-2009 06:58 PM

Very well done.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

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#3 posted 02-06-2009 01:32 PM

nice one

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#4 posted 07-02-2009 06:15 PM

very nicely planned and built !

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