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Final cutting boards for this year's shows

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Project by JimRochester posted 07-23-2017 12:27 PM 1290 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every time I think I’ve got enough cutting boards I run across another design I want to experiment with. I kept seeing these on Facebook and the design intrigued me so I decided I had time to make them before my show August 8th. Fun and simple. Nothing is better than a project that looks more sophisticated than it is to make. I made two 2” square blocks, cheery with maple and maple with cherry, 48” long. Cut each of those into three 16” chunks and glued them up. The large board I cut 1.375 figuring 1.25 finished and the small board 1.125 ending up with 1” thick. I should have gone 1.5 on the large board but since I had the extra I made the companion piece. Cove for finger grooves on the large one. Non-slip rubber feet on both.

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





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#1 posted 07-23-2017 01:30 PM

nice attractive boards

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 07-23-2017 02:17 PM

Nice work Jim!

Is that frame walnut?

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#3 posted 07-23-2017 02:35 PM

Nice work, lovely boards!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#4 posted 07-23-2017 02:35 PM

The boards turned out really nice. Should be very popular at the Park Ave festival
Roger

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#5 posted 07-23-2017 02:57 PM



The boards turned out really nice. Should be very popular at the Park Ave festival
Roger

- Roger Gaborski

If you want to get together I’m happy to put some boxes out.

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

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#6 posted 07-23-2017 03:16 PM

Great job as always bud! Looking forward to seeing you!

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#7 posted 07-23-2017 04:05 PM

Those looks nice. Quite interesting and unique pattern.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-23-2017 06:25 PM

These are beautiful breadboards and I love the patterns.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 07-25-2017 06:58 PM

Very elegant looking. Great choice of wood for contrast.

-- Dale

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