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The most attractive chopping block you'll ever see

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Project by Campeasy posted 09-19-2017 11:16 PM 3804 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this one piece by piece. I then cut, routed, added 24 oz subwoofer magnets, and re-glued both ends. I also chopped a slice off the top for my clock. This thing has All the woods in it.





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dalepage

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#1 posted 09-20-2017 12:56 AM

I made this from a spalted hickory log that lay for three or four years before we had something big enough to move it.

The design on top comes from planning where the spalted sapwood would lie after the first glue-up and flip. The aprons and legs are hard maple.t

-- Dale

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Rich

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#2 posted 09-20-2017 01:01 AM


I made this from a spalted hickory log that lay for three or four years before we had something big enough to move it.

- dalepage

You posted your project onto his project thread and didn’t even comment on his project? A bit self-centered maybe?

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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Campeasy

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#3 posted 09-20-2017 02:34 AM

Thank you Rich. Ironic how we all enjoy woodwork, which is rare on this earth, and can still follow a different compass. Dale. Your chopping block is great, thanks for sharing. While I’m flattered that you appreciate my work so much you couldn’t contain yourself long enough to post your own project thread, I think there are already ways to exhibit your wood. Keep in mind. My thread is not a wood showing contest. It’s just me, showing whomever may be interested, that i have built a positively, magnetically, attractive chopping block, using over ten species of wood and hundreds of individually milled pieces. Also, there are magnets inside it. Also, its brother is an end grain clock.

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John

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#4 posted 09-20-2017 03:04 AM

Real nice colours in your chopping block.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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gregm101

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#5 posted 09-20-2017 03:05 AM

Looks great!!!! lots of style

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 09-20-2017 04:25 AM

Cool nice work,

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edapp

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#7 posted 09-20-2017 01:02 PM

Looks great. What is your intended use for a block that size? Is the height comfortable to work on?

The unusual size/height make me wonder if this is to serve a specific chopping task.

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doubleG469

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#8 posted 09-20-2017 01:10 PM

I like the thought process here, what did you do for the feet?

I have a bunch of scraps that would be great for a project like this. what are the final dimensions?

-- Gary, Texas

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Bertha

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#9 posted 09-20-2017 01:17 PM

That thing must really put out some bass ;-)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 09-20-2017 01:32 PM

Wow! You did a fine job on this chopping block.

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

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ArtMann

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#11 posted 09-20-2017 02:28 PM

I think the person posting the title of the thread might be just a tiny bit presumptuous in his evaluation.

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#12 posted 09-20-2017 03:40 PM

+1


I think the person posting the title of the thread might be just a tiny bit presumptuous in his evaluation.

- ArtMann

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Upgrayedd

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#13 posted 09-20-2017 04:19 PM

+2


+1

I think the person posting the title of the thread might be just a tiny bit presumptuous in his evaluation.

- ArtMann

- gargey


-- Upgrayedd - spelled thusly, with two Ds, for a double dose of this pimping.

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majuvla

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#14 posted 09-20-2017 05:13 PM

It would take a lifetime to vorn out this board. Looks magnificant.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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chris1999

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#15 posted 09-20-2017 05:33 PM



I think the person posting the title of the thread might be just a tiny bit presumptuous in his evaluation.

- ArtMann

I think it was a pun based off of the magnets he put into the chop block.

Great job on making the block and clock match.

Chris

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