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Project by newTim posted 01-05-2010 06:41 AM 2309 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every holiday the question comes up; what to do with all the leftovers? I had these three pieces left over from the Giant Juice Groove board. They were 1 1/4” thick so I ripped each in half, a little proud of 1/2”, cut about 5 size ‘0’ biscuit slots along each joint, and glued them up. This thing sure is solid for being so thin. TWWs blend of GF Salad Bowl finish.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 01-05-2010 06:54 AM

Nice little bread board to go with the cutter. Fantastic use of scraps!

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 08:11 AM

aww look at the cute lil baby board next to Big Daddy lol :)

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#3 posted 01-05-2010 12:41 PM

And the scraps from this one will be a trevit.

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

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#4 posted 01-05-2010 02:48 PM

Very nice leftovers!

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#5 posted 01-05-2010 04:26 PM

Very nice and very well done.

In our local woodworkers club there is disagreement about the use of biscuits on pieces such as this. Some feel they are unnecessary and add no additional strength. I feel that they do no harm and they can help with alignment. They also help with oily woods that don’t always glue up well.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#6 posted 01-05-2010 04:29 PM

Fantastic idea. I like it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#7 posted 01-06-2010 03:28 AM

Cool idea! Thanks for showing!

-- Jeremy, Rochester, NY

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#8 posted 01-06-2010 03:33 AM

Great looking boards nice woods too.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-06-2010 05:47 AM

Thanks all. richg… I don’t know. It seems like it is a lot stronger with the biscuits than without. I was just concerned because it is so thin and this being an experiment, and me not really knowing what I was doing, I just thought I’d give it a try. I plan to make more thin endgrain boards and cut them in to various shapes like breadboards.

-- tim hill

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