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Project by Brady posted 09-28-2015 12:29 AM 1937 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was inspired last week or so by a Lumberjock post that featured a cutting board of this design. Had to give it a try. I can’t find the original posting so my apologies for not attributing the original.

Of course, if I build one of them, I can build two with only half as much more work so the second one is similar but the design varies a bit.

They are made from Walnut and Cherry with a drip groove around the perimeter. The first one also includes a well to collect drippings. They are both about 1 3/4” and measure about 14” x 20”. The second one is a little longer at 22”. They are finished with our “top secret” board butter. The board butter is 1 part bee’s wax to 4 parts mineral oil with a little vitamin E and lemon essential oil added. So much for top secret!

The first board I gave to Chef Roy who organizes the East End Sunday market in Houston’s Second Ward. He just had a birthday and was snooping around our booth for a board last week. The second one I was hoping to sell at market this week, but it was too rainy for us.

Hope you like. Comments welcome!

-- Brady, Texas, http://www.MCShaveGear.com





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NormG

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#1 posted 09-28-2015 04:25 AM

Very well done

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 09-28-2015 11:04 AM

Pretty sure the rain wouldn’t keep that board from selling – lemon oil, hmmmm
Like you said, so much for secrets.
btw – REAL good lookin’ board

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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WoodNSawdust

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#3 posted 09-28-2015 11:08 AM

Nice looking cutting boards.

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

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#4 posted 09-28-2015 01:08 PM

Very nice! Interesting design, and well made.

-- Steve, in Morris County, NJ

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#5 posted 09-28-2015 01:16 PM

That is REALLY nice!

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 09-28-2015 01:33 PM

It’s very nice indeed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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ScottM

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#7 posted 09-28-2015 07:17 PM

Great boards! Do you just use a template and a brass bushing to make the groove around the edge?

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Brady

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#8 posted 09-28-2015 07:39 PM

Nope. I cheated on the grooves and used the CNC machine.

-- Brady, Texas, http://www.MCShaveGear.com

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Pointer

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#9 posted 09-29-2015 12:58 AM

Nice board. I like the asymmetrical design.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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John

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#10 posted 09-29-2015 03:06 AM

Wow, that is really nice!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#11 posted 09-29-2015 05:06 PM

Interesting! Kind of squared YIN-YANG.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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