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Christmas gifts, Cutting boards

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Project by Freed62 posted 12-21-2016 08:39 PM 2124 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yes, I joined the parade of Christmas Gifts and made a few cutting boards of different designs. I will have to say I learned a great deal about glue-ups, design, and mating of different wood species. It was great to see how they came out! Merry Christmas to all and a Happy New Year filled with the aroma of sawdust!

-- Dave, I make things from wood, what is your superpower?





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bruc101

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#1 posted 12-21-2016 11:04 PM

Nice looking boards. You’re sure going to make some happy Christmas smiles come your way.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 12-22-2016 04:24 AM

Wow, a bunch. Cutting board may look simple, just a square piece of wood. but allot of work goes into just one of these. Laminating takes time and planning, then the finishing and sanding of the end grain, hard as nails. Everyone will really appreciate all the work you put into these, very well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 12-22-2016 04:51 AM

You’ve been very busy! The boards look great.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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TexasToddT

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#4 posted 12-22-2016 06:25 AM

Wow, great looking boards! That’s a lot of glue-ups, planing, and sanding, oh my! ...and especially time. Excellent work! How do your long grain boards hold up compared to the end grain ones (if you know or have gotten feedback from recipients).

What finish did you use?

Merry Christmas to you and our fellow sawdust engineers as well as happy Chanukah and happy New Year!

-- TT

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TexasToddT

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#5 posted 12-22-2016 07:02 AM

Wow, great looking boards! That’s a lot of glue-ups, planing, and sanding, oh my! ...and especially time. Excellent work! How do your long grain boards hold up compared to the end grain ones (if you know or have gotten feedback from recipients).

What finish did you use?

Merry Christmas to you and our fellow sawdust engineers as well as happy Chanukah and happy New Year!

-- TT

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majuvla

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#6 posted 12-22-2016 09:05 AM

Awesome collection! Those various grains and patterns look fantastic. There will be lot of happy people.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Tooch

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#7 posted 12-22-2016 11:10 AM

That’s a lot of boards. I love the fact that they are all different designs. They will def be welcomed gifts!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Scott Albrecht

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#8 posted 12-22-2016 02:12 PM

You got some really good looking boards there, nicely done !!

-- I am not a hoarder...., I am a rescuer of still usable things !!

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deon

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#9 posted 12-23-2016 12:49 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 12-24-2016 04:15 PM

well done…great variety
Mike

-- Mike

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