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Woven Ash, Purple Heart, and Wenge Cutting Board

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Project by Duckarrowtypes posted 1629 days ago 9895 views 79 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Time Lapse video shot on my 7D. I made this to show the steps necessary to glue together this cutting board that I made. The cutting board is made from purpleheart, wenge, and ash wood… and a lot of glue.

I had trouble with the glue-up, actually. I think that I should have used Titebond II instead of III for the longer setup time. Oh well. It works pretty well but there were a few splits I had to correct.

I made this using ash, wenge, and purple heart. I haven’t applied finish yet because I really want the purple to pop out. I’ll give it a good soak in Salad Bowl finish when the purple has come back. I would have given my left arm for a drum sander on this project. Instead I finished the whole thing using a card scraper and sandpaper!

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#1 posted 1629 days ago

very good, one of my favorites

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#2 posted 1629 days ago

Nice mix of species. Love the video!

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#3 posted 1629 days ago

The video was a nice bonus… attention to grain orientation and continuity makes the difference between good and great.,.. this is great..
Larry from down under.

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#4 posted 1629 days ago

Very very nice, I love it…

-- Rick

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#5 posted 1629 days ago

This looks great. Do you sell them?

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#6 posted 1629 days ago

That looks great.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#7 posted 1629 days ago

This is great. Not only did you show us a really neat cutting board – you also showed us how to make one ourselves. Thanks for posting.

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

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#8 posted 1629 days ago

That’s pretty cool.

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#9 posted 1629 days ago

Thanks for sharing. The video was a very cool plus.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#10 posted 1629 days ago

Nice work Jon

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#11 posted 1629 days ago

That is a superb looking cutting board. Back in junior high, a cutting board was my first project.

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#12 posted 1628 days ago

Amazing!

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#13 posted 1628 days ago

Nice job and I love the supporting video. Thank you for sharing!

-- Matt, Arizona

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#14 posted 1627 days ago

Sweet even the master Degoose liked it that means alot being he is really good at these!

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

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#15 posted 1619 days ago

Wow, thanks everyone!

This is my first woven cutting board. Prior to this I made a couple of Wood Whisperer boards though. It wound up pretty good considering my inexperience, I think. Sadly there’s a bit of warping in it that has caused it to crack. Got to figure out a way to fix that now.

-- Custom Daguerreotypes from your images and more: www.shinyphotos.com

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