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Project by LarryS posted 03-16-2009 12:46 AM 2635 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ths trivet and cutting/serving board were made from shop scraps. They were the first such projects I’ve attempted. The trivet (square piece) was more challenging to clamp, but the cutting serving board (rectangular piece) warped during glue-up and required much more router “planing” to make it flat. The trivet is rubbed with mineral oil. The cutting/serving board is finished with gloss urethane on the show side—unfinished on the working side.

-- Larry





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 03-16-2009 01:38 AM

Great looking pieces you got there. I have used scraps the same way. I have a 3’ X 3’ table that I made from wood scraps. I’ll have to post it soon.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 03-16-2009 01:42 AM

Fantastic use of scraps! They look fantastic!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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clieb91

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#3 posted 03-16-2009 02:30 AM

A good use of scraps. I like the design on the trivet.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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