End grain cutting board

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Project by Vern Little posted 09-03-2010 03:42 PM 1594 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I STOLE THIS idea here. Thanks dustbunny. It is walnut, cherry & padauk. I learned a lot here. The smallest difference in dimensions is multiplied when you get to the outside of your segmented glue-up.

-- Earth first, we'll drill the rest of the planets later. Vern

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#1 posted 09-03-2010 03:44 PM


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#2 posted 09-03-2010 04:18 PM

nice colors & I like it round!

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#3 posted 09-03-2010 04:55 PM

Nice work! Looks great!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#4 posted 09-03-2010 05:08 PM

Cool board, nice colors. One thing a cpl of the Masters on here taught me is always try and watch grain orientation it will make our boards pop even more. Thx for sharing! Nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 09-03-2010 06:05 PM

Looks good, Like it’s contrast of colors and shape.
Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#6 posted 09-04-2010 12:16 AM

Nice job. I have also borrowed this idea and it turned out well. I guess if we are going to try someone else’s idea we should do a good job like this!
Robert Good choice of colors.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#7 posted 09-04-2010 02:21 AM

I thought it looked familiar : )
Nice work Vern !!
What size is it ?
Did you do your glue up from the inside out ?
You might try gluing up rows, then gluing the rows together
to make a square. Shape the round from that.
I like the thickness and heft of this board.

I just got an order for another one of these last week.


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#8 posted 09-04-2010 03:11 AM

Lisa, it was as big as I could get on my Jet lathe, 9”-10” Yes I did glue it up from the inside-out.

-- Earth first, we'll drill the rest of the planets later. Vern

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#9 posted 09-05-2010 05:29 AM

good wood combination and a nice pattern. what finish did you use?

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#10 posted 09-05-2010 11:58 AM

Beautiful trivet, or cutting board.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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