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Project by cstrang posted 1763 days ago 1763 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is yet another product of my Wood Manufacturing/Cabinetmaking course at Holland College. Our teacher was out of the shop on Friday and rather than do nothing we decided to make cutting boards out of some scrap we had laying around the shop.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.





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patron

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#1 posted 1763 days ago

looks real nice ,
maybe the teacher is slowly moving on ,
so you can do these kind of things ?

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#2 posted 1763 days ago

very nice board well done

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#3 posted 1763 days ago

Nice wood combination.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 1763 days ago

Sweet board…Walnut , Maple and perhaps Padauk or Bloodwood ? What finish did you put on it ?

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#5 posted 1763 days ago

Very nice.

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cstrang

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#6 posted 1763 days ago

Yep, it is maple walnut and padusk, but it looks alot like bloodwood when you put the toung oil on it, thanks for all the compliments guys.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#7 posted 1763 days ago

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#8 posted 1763 days ago

Chris, this is a nice board and you chose a nice selection of woods as well.

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#9 posted 1763 days ago

Very well done. Nice combination of wood.

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#10 posted 1763 days ago

Nice cutting board!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 1763 days ago

The Symmetry is outstanding as is the timber selection..looks like you have good scrap …perhaps we should say timber not used as yet.
Larry

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#12 posted 1762 days ago

In my shop I don’t call wood like that scrap; I call it precious!

Nice job!
Let me know if you need a ride to the Mocton wood show next week. I’ll be going on Saturday with my son-in-law.
Guy

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cstrang

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#13 posted 1762 days ago

Guy, the only reason I call it scrap is because I didn’t pay for the full length, I guess the proper term for these are off cuts, they are donated to the school shop from local woodworking companies. Thanks for the offer to give me a ride to the show but we already have it planned, a few of us from school are going to go togther.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#14 posted 1762 days ago

very nice cutting board… good to see that scraps are good for more than just heating the house, ;-)

-- jk

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ghazard

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#15 posted 1762 days ago

Very nice.

I made a series of board with these same woods but missed out on that layout. Very striking.

Good job.

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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