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Project by woodb1 posted 12-31-2009 10:28 PM 1641 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I cut the board into sections. then ripped 2 1/2” wide by 16”. then put it though the planner,jointer until the pieces was 5/4” thich. glued up and put monhogany ends on it. and I made 4 cutting boards for the family for christmas.





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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 12-31-2009 10:40 PM

very well done,,one piece of wood,,4 gifts,,,hats off..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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TomFran

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#2 posted 12-31-2009 10:44 PM

Now that’s a Christmas present with a story! Way to go.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 12-31-2009 10:54 PM

Nice save :-))

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

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#4 posted 12-31-2009 11:13 PM

Correct me if I am wrong but, I always told to use a tight grained wood like Maple or Cherry for cutting boards. The open grain woods like Oak tend to trap food particales, which could cause a health problem.

Tom

-- So Many tools, So little time

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 12-31-2009 11:48 PM

Those cutting boards turned out really nice.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#6 posted 12-31-2009 11:56 PM

pens,book marks, rings, ring boxes, candle holders, wine balancers, etc, etc..

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Steve

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#7 posted 01-01-2010 12:00 AM

4 Gifts in one shot. Hold on while I take notes…. Good stuff.

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TraumaJacques

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#8 posted 01-01-2010 01:11 AM

I hear that Home depot buys that stuff by the truck load…then try to sell it back to unsuspecting woodworkers. LOL.

Nice boards by the way.
Happy New year

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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russv

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#9 posted 01-01-2010 01:29 AM

tom,
my wife & I have been using an oak cutting board I made for many years, and only got sick a couple of times so far. lol

nice cutting boards

russv

-- yknotwood.com: where to go because you don't want no stinking plastic!

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#10 posted 01-01-2010 01:33 AM

I was going to suggest tooth picks. But your choice was better.

Nice set of creations.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#11 posted 01-01-2010 02:49 AM

Well done Woodb1.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 01-01-2010 03:58 AM

Looks good, the cutting boards looks superb.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#13 posted 01-01-2010 05:13 AM

I was gonna suggest sendin it to me, but your idea is better. LOL BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 02:26 PM

See, never throw anything away. I keep telling my wife that, 41 years and she hasn’t learned it yet.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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