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Czech Knot revisisted with easy glue up picture for cutting boards

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Project by BurrOak posted 01-01-2017 02:34 AM 2525 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a Czech Knot cutting board 2 years ago now found the time to up the challenge. Woods used padauk, hickory, burr oak, purple heart cherry and walnut. The chevron design is cut at a 30 degree bevel. The lumber has be at least 1 inch thick for the center 30 degree bevel diamond to work anything less center diamond cut at 45 degrees. Stay tuned , will be posting another challenge soon, you’ll going to love it.

Now this glue up for cutting boards is so simple keeping the boards lined up . I used large hand screw Jorgensen clamps to hold wood in place then switched over to the pipe clamps to finish up the job. This really works very well with the beveled chevron design. I use a small block the same thickness as the cutting board as a gage on the table to line up the clamp. Sometimes on larger projects I glue only half of the board at a time if my clamps are not large enough.
Very Important here next.
I lined the inside of the clamps with duct tape to keep them from sticking to the board, but I believe clear packing tape would work better.

-- Talent on loan from God,





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oldrivers

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#1 posted 01-01-2017 02:45 AM

Very pretty boards, job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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degoose

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#2 posted 01-01-2017 10:53 AM

Very spiffy… indeed…

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

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 01-01-2017 09:53 PM

Sweet! They are Beautiful!~ Well done.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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JimRochester

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#4 posted 01-01-2017 10:20 PM

Great design. I love these. How do you get that design?

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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billtlr

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#5 posted 01-01-2017 10:44 PM

very nice I think I will have to try to make one myself

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BurrOak

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#6 posted 01-01-2017 10:47 PM

Jim asked how do I get this design. Well I see shapes in everyday life like barn and blanket quilts, architecture , clothing and I think that’s a cutting board design. Well I seen the Celtic knot in rolling pins hhhmmmm…...........

-- Talent on loan from God,

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 01-01-2017 11:07 PM

These are beautiful boards. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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awsum55

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#8 posted 01-04-2017 03:54 PM

Those are some of the nicest cutting boards I’ve seen. Beautiful work.

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