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Drunken cutting board rev 2

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Project by Randy M. posted 09-07-2015 07:50 PM 1991 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tried this projject again with Purple Heart and maple but kept the cut patterns the same. This pattern keeps the squares pretty consistant but for a change the next ones I may alter the cut pattern again. Finished with Howards cutting board mineral oil and wax.

-- Do it with your heart in it.........





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UncleStumpy

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#1 posted 09-07-2015 08:09 PM

Nothing short of spectacular!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#2 posted 09-08-2015 02:30 AM

Great. OK, I will be the dummy and ask…. I have seen these before but wasn’t sure just how they were layed out. I see you first cut a design and then glue the different woods together. What is the next step to get the final design?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 09-08-2015 03:05 PM

Larry: check out the many sites that describe Drunken cutting boards
there are tutorials there.
Been there… Done that.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#4 posted 09-08-2015 03:06 PM

This is a great project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 09-08-2015 03:15 PM

Love these, on my to-do list for sure

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#6 posted 09-08-2015 03:44 PM

Something is wrong with my monitor, these boards are all wavy!

Really nice work.
I have always wanted to make one of these.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Randy M.

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#7 posted 09-08-2015 05:45 PM



Great. OK, I will be the dummy and ask…. I have seen these before but wasn t sure just how they were layed out. I see you first cut a design and then glue the different woods together. What is the next step to get the final design?

- Hawaiilad

Agreed there are many locations to find this project steps. My last set I tried to detail some of my input
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/177818

Overall don’t shy away from trying it as it is a great project if you keep the steps correct with each cut.

I made a Couple of trace templates for mine so the cut pattern wouldn’t be a guessing game each time.

Also remember the boards are always stacked while cutting so it is a great 2 for 1 cut project.

Thanks

-- Do it with your heart in it.........

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