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I was thinking about designs for end grain cutting boards, and I figured I could make these pretty easily. As with my last board, the woods are purpleheart and maple.
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#1 posted 08-14-2010 08:45 PM
I like it.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 08-14-2010 08:49 PM
Oh my! Another design to drool over! Great job on theboards!
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#3 posted 08-14-2010 09:21 PM
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#4 posted 08-14-2010 09:33 PM
Way cool design I like it a lot.
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#5 posted 08-14-2010 10:01 PM
Good thinking! I like that.
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#6 posted 08-14-2010 11:45 PM
Looks good what’s the secret?
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#7 posted 08-15-2010 03:28 AM
Cool design, and the woods go together nicely!
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#8 posted 08-15-2010 04:08 PM
nice design, great choice of wood :)
-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.
#9 posted 08-15-2010 05:27 PM
As for the secret, First I glued up a bunch of square rods that were half maple and half purpleheart. Next, I had to glue up 4 hunks (since the boards are symmetric down the middle). Then all I had to do was slice the hunks into slats (turning them 180 degrees for the opposite side) and glue them up.
#10 posted 08-16-2010 02:00 AM
Hate to ask but I have wasted a lot of paper trying to match the design, can you give a bit more detail.
#11 posted 08-17-2010 12:25 AM
Check the 4th picture. I hope it explains better how I got the design. In step 1 I glued up pieces that were .75” by 1.5” in order to get a 1.5” by 1.5” square for the cross section.
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#12 posted 08-22-2010 09:22 PM
A”maze”ing design! I love it. Would love to see a video on how you did it. Charlie. http://woodprojectplans.net
-- Charlie, North Carolina, http://woodprojectplans.net
#13 posted 08-25-2010 02:39 AM
I’m not sure if I’ll be able to get a video together about this any time soon… but we’ll see.
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