A really drunken board

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Project by Abbynormal posted 12-06-2010 12:37 AM 2306 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My twist (yes i know bad pun) on the drunken board, went with a single wood, mainly working out how to make them, now on with the improved versions for x-mas

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#1 posted 12-06-2010 12:50 AM


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#2 posted 12-06-2010 01:07 AM

i really like these “drunken” cutting boards. If you weren’t a woodworker, and didnt know the technique for doing it, you’d be like “how the hell did they do this???” Very cool design. I like the contrasting colors of woods! Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 12-06-2010 01:15 AM

Yes walnut and maple for the trim, thanks for the nice comments

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#4 posted 12-06-2010 01:19 AM

Looks like a Tequila hang over to me, not that I have had one 8~0. Very cool.

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#5 posted 12-06-2010 01:28 AM

Good job Mr Normal.
I like this. More than the multi colored ones, I think.
Kind of classic looking.


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#6 posted 12-06-2010 01:39 AM

Beautiful! I too, love the drunken cutting board. I want to try one….I love the solid walnut idea with the maple stripes..I want to do one opposite..mostly maple with walnut stripes! Great board!


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#7 posted 12-06-2010 01:39 AM

You say “improved versions”? Don’t know how they could be…....... Fantastic job!


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#8 posted 12-06-2010 04:11 AM

How did you do that? Any pics of the process?

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#9 posted 12-07-2010 02:56 PM

great looking board
Thanks for posting

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#10 posted 12-07-2010 03:20 PM

great first board

now you can ramp it up

the possibilities are endless



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#11 posted 12-07-2010 07:04 PM

Jim: this is a variation on a drunken board, pretty good blog write up here on the process:
as I am only using one color no need to stack. I do soak the strip wood overnight then, dry clamp it up again overnight to get the proper bends, then glue

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