Drunken Cutting Board Template

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Project by Randy M. posted 08-29-2015 04:37 AM 6088 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My attempt on this project and really enjoyed putting it together. I used maple and bocote wood which started at 5” width and took some cutting to get the dimensions for first cutting. I used some metal braces for my pattern trace templates for both cutting patterns. Changed the spacing slightly on one of the boards to get a little different look. Want to make a few more of these but wanted to pass along my results.

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#1 posted 08-29-2015 08:53 AM

Love the design.

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#2 posted 08-29-2015 03:59 PM

What kind of blade -tool did you use to cut wood

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#3 posted 08-29-2015 11:01 PM

Used my bandsaw with 1/2” blade it didn’t create any significant blade rips in the wood. I had to do very little sanding to make up the joints.

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#4 posted 08-30-2015 07:10 AM

Looks good. I’ve done a few and they get a lot of comments. It’s a pretty quick project that is impressive.

I’ve never used Bocote wood but it does look nice. Might have to think on it.

Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 09-03-2015 12:53 PM

Boards turned out amazing !
What finish did you use ?
Cheers, Mossy

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#6 posted 09-03-2015 11:28 PM

Much thanks used Howard’s both mineral oil and finish it seemed to do well on last few boards and few cheese boards which hope to post soon.

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