Board #63 - Sharp edges

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Project by Elyasaf Shweka posted 09-16-2015 02:30 PM 1300 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One man’s trash, that’s another man’s come-up” (Macklemore – Thriftshop)
Somebody’s heart is broken, it becomes your favorite song” (Dave matthews band – Funny the way it is)

Spruce and Walnut. Sharp edges. TBIII glue, ikea mineral oil finish. 35 X 26 X 4.5 CM

this is my 63rd board. it is made from reclaimed bed that was found in the trash.
I have a short post in my blog about how to connect these legs firmly.

-- Only by the 4th time I realized how it was suppose to be done in the first place.

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#1 posted 09-16-2015 03:01 PM

That’s what I call recycling!

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 03:35 PM

Nice looking cutting board! It always produces a good feeling when you can recycle something.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#3 posted 09-16-2015 04:10 PM

A very unique design and very attractive,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 09-16-2015 07:59 PM

The beveled edges are a nice design.

-- Barry,

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#5 posted 09-16-2015 11:48 PM

Very nice design

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#6 posted 09-17-2015 07:54 AM

Quite interesting edge.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 09-22-2015 01:07 AM

I love that you put legs on the cutting board. It is a very nice design. I have some similar boards. My favorite thing to do is up-cycle wood that someone has thrown out. I might have to try your design. The beveled edge adds a sophisticated finish. Nice project!!

What I am really interested in is your box joint jig. I have been watching videos and reading reviews. I would really like to try it but a I am just a little apprehensive. It might be just a little bit out of my league. Any suggestions?


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#8 posted 09-23-2015 02:25 PM

Super nice re-purposing projects. Nice work.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 09-28-2015 11:47 PM

Rena – in my opinon, since it is a hobbie, and i’m not commited to time tables, there is nothing ‘not to my league’, as long as its not based on hand-work.
i actually built this jig twice. first version was good, but with some faults. took me about two weeks, i was without any experience (literraly my first project in wood ever), took a lot of time to get all the needed supplies. second version took me about two days. you can see hear my recent work with this jig:

go try it out. its an amazing addition to your workshop, and a great jig to own.
good luck,

-- Only by the 4th time I realized how it was suppose to be done in the first place.

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