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Project by jaxx posted 07-13-2017 04:36 PM 1651 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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A Twist on the Butchers Block End Grain Cart.

I used Sapelly for Frame , shelves and Top perimeter with end grain walnut in the centre , sapelli end grain left and right of centre and oak to border the end grain section.

I had hoped not to use any nails or screws however, its very heavy and it needed 8 coach bolts to make it rigid once they were in place it was rock solid. all jointed and shelves done with dominos however , I plan to use these new festool mechanical connectors next time as during glue up I noticed an error that forced me to pull it apart and was a whole day on recover. this was a progressive design and build and the toughest part was the finish of tung oil and water based poly. I gave it a slight art deco edge in the design and I’m very happy with this one.

I hunted for many days for the Pull handles and I think the effort was worth the wait with these ones that combine pull handles and hooks

cheers

george





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trialrun

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#1 posted 07-13-2017 06:22 PM

wow, this came out awesome!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 07-13-2017 07:57 PM

This is a beautiful kitchen cart. It’s a wonderful piece and so nicely done.

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

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builtinbkyn

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#3 posted 07-13-2017 10:12 PM

George that’s a really beautiful piece. I would actually hate to see a knife do cutting on the “butcher’s block” lol I’d say it’s more of a serving cart ;) Nice work all the way around!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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Andrek

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#4 posted 07-13-2017 11:10 PM

Bravo,,, this is gorgeous, very nicely done.

-- andrek

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#5 posted 07-14-2017 03:07 PM

Beautiful design. Those metal parts match very well.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 07-14-2017 04:31 PM

Great job. Can you post a photo of the top’s grain pattern?

-- Dale

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TWegs

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#7 posted 07-14-2017 05:11 PM

Beautiful cart. Very nice. Great job on this. What do you mean by “shelves done by dominoes”?

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jaxx

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#8 posted 07-14-2017 05:31 PM

See, additional photo, let me know if its what you need

cheers

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jaxx

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#9 posted 07-14-2017 05:32 PM

Festool Dominos

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jcees

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#10 posted 07-19-2017 01:35 PM

Super nice proportions and execution. Love some closeups of the top.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#11 posted 07-26-2017 08:40 PM

Very pretty. Love those handles. What is the height?

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jaxx

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#12 posted 07-26-2017 09:01 PM

900 mm

cheers

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