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Project by Junji posted 09-14-2009 03:28 PM 2106 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I am back!

After a long summer vacation of my shop, now it gets cool enough to work there!
It has been more than 60 days since I posted the last project! Wow, time flies.

This is nothing special, nothing fancy, but what my wife needed.
I made her a small cutting board about 2.5 years ago,

From cutting board

(this is the photo of the day I made the previous cutting board) .
.
. but it now is really loose at the joint, got dirty, so I thought I should make here a new one. It’s something she used everyday, so this time I wanted to make something really simple, and useful…

Japanese Zelkova, walnut and rosewood.

Well, nothing special, but more importantly, I am back!!!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/





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Junji

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#1 posted 09-14-2009 04:33 PM

3fingerpat,
Thanks! Yeah, I will be active as much as I was before, I hope!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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kerflesss

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#2 posted 09-14-2009 05:27 PM

I’m sure you’re glad summer is over and you can get back to playing in the sawdust.
As usual you have done it again. Nice job.

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Don Newton

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#3 posted 09-14-2009 05:52 PM

Welcome back my friend.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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degoose

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#4 posted 09-14-2009 09:23 PM

Con ichi wa Junji-san.
Very nice board. I like the spline. It is definitely your style.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Junji

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#5 posted 09-15-2009 01:18 AM

Thank you everybody.

kerflesss,
Well, I like summer except the shop gets too hot and can’t drink much Sake. (Cool beer is much better in summer!)

degoose,
Ah, you know some Japanese! I can’t do as you do the boards (yours are too amazing!), but simple is the theme this time. I hope this will last longer.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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degoose

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#6 posted 09-15-2009 01:23 AM

Domo Oragato
I hope your board lasts a thousand lifetimes.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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FrankLad

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#7 posted 09-15-2009 03:36 AM

Welcome back, Junji! Always nice to see your work!

This is a great cutting board!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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#8 posted 09-15-2009 03:54 AM

Cool boards good to hear from you.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#9 posted 09-15-2009 05:26 AM

Welcome back. I’ve been wondering where you went?? :-)0

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Junji

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#10 posted 09-16-2009 03:43 AM

Thank you again everybody.
I was… around somewhere. Wow, I love cool breeze!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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patron

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#11 posted 09-16-2009 04:12 PM

good to have you back .

now the wife can cut ,
your rice down to a size ,
you can eat easy ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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stefang

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#12 posted 09-18-2009 12:00 PM

Nice Junji. It’s always smart to keep the wife happy. I like your design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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tomakazi

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#13 posted 10-19-2009 12:19 AM

Beautiful job Junji!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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