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Project by GadgetXX posted 02-04-2010 03:30 AM 2028 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are Five cutting boards I made for the ladies in my family for Christmas. They are from an plan from Woodturner Pro, with some changes. They are made from Jatoba, Bloodwood and Maple finished with Mineral Oil.

-- Imagination is more important than knowledge! - Einstein





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-04-2010 03:35 AM

Super job they look good.

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#2 posted 02-04-2010 03:35 AM

Very nice work, making five to start was wise, I missed one last year and had to go back and make one more.

-- Garysharp "When sharpening woodworking tools, good enough,...isn't" “Your life’s complete only when your knowledge passes on”.

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#3 posted 02-04-2010 03:37 AM

Nice production line.

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GadgetXX

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 03:38 AM

I started with One, to work out the kinks, then built Five more, I can’t believe I don’t have a picture of one that is finshed. I will have to get one and post it, they really look good once they are oiled.

-- Imagination is more important than knowledge! - Einstein

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Loucarb

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#5 posted 02-04-2010 04:02 AM

I have a hard enough time with square ones. Very nice design & I bet they looks even better with oil.

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 04:25 AM

I’ll bet the ladies loved them!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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kosta

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 04:31 AM

looks good

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#8 posted 02-04-2010 06:54 AM

Not going to lie, I envy your clamp collection. The cutting boards are nice too.

-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland

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#9 posted 02-04-2010 07:14 AM

Nice work and pic’s…thanks for posting…Blkcherry

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#10 posted 02-04-2010 08:57 AM

They sure look good. Bet they were a hit!! Welcome to LJ!!

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

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#11 posted 02-04-2010 08:58 AM

These are a fine example of the design…. well done…

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#12 posted 02-04-2010 10:21 AM

dude you have way too many clamps for one person.

-- i wonder if obama stood in a wind storm with them big ears of his would he start spinning like a drill bit

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#13 posted 02-04-2010 11:35 AM

Very Nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jonathan

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#14 posted 02-04-2010 04:55 PM

Really attractive and vibrant pattern.

Was this the basic pattern on the plan and you modified for sizing, or how did you modify the plans?

Would love to see pictures of them oiled! If you can, please add a pic. of the completed one.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Andy

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#15 posted 02-04-2010 07:30 PM

Very sharp looking boards, and your setup is great.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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