Another Cutting Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by Manitario posted 01-21-2011 04:47 AM 1731 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Another Cutting Board
Another Cutting Board No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

End grain walnut cutting board. 1 1/4” thick by 12”x 16”.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

12 comments so far

View B13's profile


463 posts in 1732 days

#1 posted 01-21-2011 06:12 AM

That end grain walnut looks amazing!

View cajunpen's profile


14531 posts in 3104 days

#2 posted 01-21-2011 06:26 AM

Now that is sweet. Like the handles too.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

View unsingle's profile


3 posts in 2802 days

#3 posted 01-21-2011 06:35 AM

How did you mount the handles on the end of the board?

-- Leo

View degoose's profile


7136 posts in 2393 days

#4 posted 01-21-2011 06:53 AM

Very professional…
For the handles I would cut the head of the screws and epoxy them in holes…??

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

View jerryvr's profile


13 posts in 1728 days

#5 posted 01-21-2011 07:02 AM

the end grainpattern is awsome reminds ne of wenge in some way very nice,not sure i would want to cut on it to nice to scratch up.

-- if you dont think you can, your right

View JL7's profile


8084 posts in 2003 days

#6 posted 01-21-2011 07:24 AM

Nicely done Rob, End grain Walnut is hard to beat. Like the handles too – adds to the function…....


-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

View Kindlingmaker's profile


2655 posts in 2565 days

#7 posted 01-21-2011 07:56 AM

A perfect combination of wood, skill and art.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

View BigTiny's profile


1667 posts in 1927 days

#8 posted 01-21-2011 08:30 AM

Nice job, Rob. Wood work lives north of the border!

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

View Ken90712's profile


15847 posts in 2227 days

#9 posted 01-21-2011 10:57 AM

Very nice I love it, I would have to agree with Degoose Cut the heads and epoxy.

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

View Jonathan's profile


2608 posts in 2089 days

#10 posted 01-21-2011 05:34 PM

Dang, that is very attractive! I’m a sucker for walnut, especially when it looks this good.

So, how did you attach the handles?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

View McLeanVA's profile


486 posts in 2472 days

#11 posted 01-21-2011 07:51 PM

I had always assumed that you bolt the handles onto the two end pieces before clamping them for the final glue-up. Wouldn’t epoxy just be a giant mess with to deal with with the risk of them popping out? Either way, I’d love to hear how you did it. The board is really nice.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

View Manitario's profile


2386 posts in 1921 days

#12 posted 01-21-2011 11:05 PM

Thanks for the comments! I love the look of walnut, if it wasn’t so damn expensive up here in Canada, I think everything I made would be out of walnut. I have to credit azwoodman for his walnut cutting board:
I loved his design and had to make one for myself.
As for the handles: I cut the heads off the bolts that screw into the handles, and drilled holes into the finished board; then cemented the bolts into the holes with construction adhesive. Seems pretty solid, but will see how well it lasts in the long run.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics