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Chevron patterned Cutting Board

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Project by degoose posted 02-16-2010 03:53 AM 4026 views 7 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys Just finished this 2 inch thick edge grained chevron patterened Cutting Board…
[rough measurements…16 in by 16 in]
Made from Purple Heart, Silver Ash, Tasmanian Blackwoodn New Guinea Rosewood and a sliding dovetail keyed spline in the mitred border made from Camphor Laurel… finished with 3 coats of mineral oil….added 4 small white rubber feet to the bottom…

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





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mtkate

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#1 posted 02-16-2010 03:56 AM

Oh so pretty!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 02-16-2010 03:58 AM

Looks like another winner!!

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

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patron

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#3 posted 02-16-2010 04:06 AM

you have dood it again ,dude !

sweet .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 02-16-2010 04:07 AM

The Chairman of the Board has struck gold once more! Your New Guinea Rosewood has caught my eye got to have some…wood addiction….Blkcherry

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#5 posted 02-16-2010 04:22 AM

Very nice indeed!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#6 posted 02-16-2010 04:30 AM

Larry,
FANTASTIC !!

Question- It looks like you glued the frame separately. How do you glue the board inside? Would it be easier to glue onto the board and clamp the whole thing up?

I see that is two questions- oops.

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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degoose

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#7 posted 02-16-2010 04:33 AM

I Glued up the frame separately to be able to use the Kehoe Jig to cut the dovetail spline..
The frame is a press fit… just added a little glue to the inside of the frame and pressed it over the board…
Hope this explains things…

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

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 02-16-2010 04:41 AM

Sweeeeet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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eddy

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#9 posted 02-16-2010 04:47 AM

cool i like it 2 inchs thick i bet it is heavy i like the frame

-- self proclaimed copycat

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dustbunny

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#10 posted 02-16-2010 04:49 AM

Aahhh, pressed in. Okay.
I am checking out the jig on the web,
I have to know more about that…
Thanks,

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#11 posted 02-16-2010 05:12 AM

what a beautiful board…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Marian Neagu

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#12 posted 02-16-2010 08:16 AM

very beautiful as always, good for you.

-- Marian Neagu - Targoviste, Romania

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deon

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#13 posted 02-16-2010 09:52 AM

lovely board

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 02-16-2010 12:13 PM

Beautiful board Larry. I liked the dovetail spline detail too. That purpleheart really stands out.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 02-16-2010 01:55 PM

Very cool, Larry.
I still love your boards the best!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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