Butcher Block Cutting Board

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Project by Jim B posted 05-29-2015 02:08 AM 1115 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a butcher block cutting board. 19×13x1.5 maple grown here in Ohio, I found an inexpensive supplier. Titebond III to hold it all together. Finished with four coats of Howard Cutting Board Oil. First real project of the summer. Going to need more clamps, the glue up could have been better. On the bright side I think I already have some one who wants to buy it; it would be my first sale!

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#1 posted 05-29-2015 02:58 AM

Did you run it through the planer?

-- Ethan,

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#2 posted 05-29-2015 11:12 AM

It looks like it came out pretty nice. If you are getting more clamps, I would recommend getting some pipe clamps or parallel bar clamps. F style clamps are handy but for something that substantial I think some nice bar clamps would have been easier. Just MHO.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#3 posted 05-29-2015 05:24 PM

I laminated strips of maple than ran it through my planer to flatten everything out. The final width is actually 12-3/4” (my planers max is 13”.) Ive got my eye on some 3/4” pipe clamps that I think I’m going to pick up today.

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