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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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#1 posted 12-31-2009 10:40 PM
very well done,,one piece of wood,,4 gifts,,,hats off..
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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 :-))
-- Bob in WW ~ "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.
-- So Many tools, So little time
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..
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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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#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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#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
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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 soon moving to Virginia email@example.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
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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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