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Project by rowdy posted 05-19-2010 08:12 PM 2635 views 24 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I owed several people a favor, so I made these as gifts to give them. Cutting boards are made from walnut, cherry and maple. Approx. 10×14. The bread board in the second picture is 20 inches long and is made from walnut, cherry, and padauk. The small cheese boards in the third picture are mesquite. Nothing special about any of these, but I thought I would post them since I have been pretty quiet lately.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas





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#1 posted 05-19-2010 08:18 PM

Very nice!!!
I’m going to have to try to make a cutting board!!

-- dumpster diver delux

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#2 posted 05-19-2010 08:22 PM

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…mm.. Nothing special? OK if you say so.

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 05-19-2010 08:32 PM

Cool

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#4 posted 05-19-2010 08:38 PM

Nice Bob
I wish you owed me a favor ,very cool I hope your gifts were appreciated for the work of art they are.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-19-2010 09:06 PM

Really nice! Some pretty mesquite in those cheese boards and nice work on the others too!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#6 posted 05-19-2010 09:09 PM

I wish I had the talent to make “nothing special ” boards !!! They’re all wonderful designs and color combos : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 05-19-2010 09:12 PM

Very nice job on the boards Rowdy

-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN

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#8 posted 05-19-2010 09:20 PM

trying to make the cutting boards would probably make my head spin!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#9 posted 05-19-2010 09:29 PM

I thought I better warn you about working in the shop under the influence, lol. Beautiful work. I’m sure the recipients will love them.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 05-19-2010 09:36 PM

Rowdy, please excuse my ignorance but are these bandsawn? If not, how do you do it? I’d love to give it a try.

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#11 posted 05-19-2010 09:50 PM

Thanks to everyone for the nice comments.

Martyn, the cheese boards and the “handle” on the bread board were cut with a band saw.

The cutting boards were made following the Porosky/Degoose procedure. If you look at Scott Porosky’s blog:
poroskywood/blog/10833 you will find explicit directions. All table saw work the way I did it. Let me know if you cannot locate Scott’s blog.

By the way everything was finished with mineral oil.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#12 posted 05-19-2010 10:18 PM

Very good job. Thanks for telling us about the blog.

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#13 posted 05-19-2010 10:50 PM

Thanks, Rowdy. Found it OK.

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#14 posted 05-20-2010 12:07 AM

Great set of boards!
Keep up the great work :)

-- "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning, and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can." -Cary Grant

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#15 posted 05-20-2010 12:07 AM

Just by way of correction, in my response to Martyn I intended to say “All table saw AND BANDSAW work…...Sometimes I get in too big a hurry, since I had rather work in the shop than at the keyboard.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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