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Project by AJ1104 posted 06-06-2015 12:12 PM 1108 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a larger cutting board for the center island of our kitchen. To soften the appearance I arched all four sides using a router and trammel jig. I held the board in place with double sided tape and traced the outline onto a piece of plywood base. I used cutting board designer software program to achieve the proportions. The program was great to work with, saving both time and materials! Wood used were Maple, Cherry and Walnut finished with General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish. Thanks for looking!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 06-06-2015 12:18 PM

Great looking board.
Love the arched edges!!!

Carry on….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 06-06-2015 02:03 PM

Very NICE! Love the arched sides and ends.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#3 posted 06-06-2015 03:06 PM

The softer sides really do give it a great look. This looks great.

-- Joe - - Why do those who enforce the law, rarely obey the law?

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#4 posted 06-06-2015 11:01 PM

Good looking board. No reason to make them square.

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

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#5 posted 06-07-2015 01:40 AM

Well Done! Thanks for the trammel idea.

-- Smitty

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#6 posted 06-07-2015 02:07 AM

Thank you for the kind comments. Now onward to the next project. :) AJ

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#7 posted 06-08-2015 12:19 PM

Very nice, like the colors and the added dimensional with the curved edges.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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