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Butcher Block Day 1This is my first Butcher Block.Inspired by TWW’s 2 part video.I know I did not follow his instructions very well!But I am having fun!I hope I don’t Butcher it up!
-- Normite Lou
Jul 21, 2007
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#1 posted 07-22-2007 02:08 AM
Normite Lou, could you explain what you are doing in the pictures above and why. I know, I think, that you are pouring glue over the butcher block, but I don’t understand…are you doing this to seal it and gluing it up at the same time? :^\
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#2 posted 07-22-2007 02:51 AM
Os- check out the video/slideshow – that pretty much explains it. I was a bit curious at first too!
Normite- if this is going to be an ongoing thing you should post it as a blog series and then when the butcher block is complete, post it as a (finished) project…
Looks good so far!
-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA
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#3 posted 07-22-2007 03:15 AM
looks fun…i enjoyed the video
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#4 posted 07-22-2007 05:04 AM
Neat video, lookin forward to day 2!
-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!
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#5 posted 07-22-2007 10:11 AM
I think he had enough glue on it. Nice production and the project should be nice.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#6 posted 07-22-2007 11:07 AM
What wood did you use, maple and walnut?
-- "so much to learn and so little time"..
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#7 posted 07-22-2007 11:12 AM
plugin won’t work on my Mac… I’ll have to get some tech support (son-in-law) working on this for me!
Love your attitude: “I’m having fun”. That’s what it should be all about!!
I’m looking forward to seeing the video.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 07-23-2007 03:17 AM
Wow, neat idea. The cutting board looks great. I wish I had the time to make something like that.
Thanks for the idea on the video. I was originally going to blog my bunk bed project through picture, but now, the video idea looks good. Thanks for the great idea.
-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA
#9 posted 07-23-2007 06:10 PM
Hi Oscorner, yes, the first glue up was with grain, then the pieces are rotated 90 degrees and clamped.Next step: dry, sand, cut 12 pieces perpendicular to cross grain.
#10 posted 07-23-2007 06:11 PM
Hi Snowdog, yes I used Hard Maple and Walnut!
#11 posted 07-23-2007 06:23 PM
Hi RobH, I am not finished yet, Ive got dozens of projects going at once.Day 1 of the Butcher Block only took about 1/2 hour! I estimate it will take about 3 hours total. I will post actual time when the project is complete!
Actually, I did not have my video camera with me that day, I just took some digital stills and processed them in Pinnacale Studio Plus 10.7 as if they were a video. Pretty quick, it only took about an hour to sort thru the pictures, insert the ones I wanted, add text comments and a logo, music and BAM ~ video out!Actually I would call it a medium high res video slideshow!
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#12 posted 07-23-2007 07:30 PM
Nice, Lou! I think it’s a great project and obviously well done.
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#13 posted 07-24-2007 05:47 AM
Lou,How did you determine how much pressure you were applying?
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#14 posted 07-25-2007 04:12 AM
i also made a maple and walnut cutting board, then read in a wood magaizine that walnut is toxic and should come into contact with food, thats why walnut shavings should never be dumped into a mulch pile. enjoy your project but use as decoration not a food prep surface.
#15 posted 07-25-2007 01:54 PM
Hi Hands O Gold, Bummer. Where can I get a copy of that article!I guess I am building a large papaer weight!
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