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End grain walnut cutting board. 1 1/4” thick by 12”x 16”.
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#1 posted 01-21-2011 06:12 AM
That end grain walnut looks amazing!
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#2 posted 01-21-2011 06:26 AM
Now that is sweet. Like the handles too.
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#3 posted 01-21-2011 06:35 AM
How did you mount the handles on the end of the board?
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#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…??
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#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.
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#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…....
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#7 posted 01-21-2011 07:56 AM
A perfect combination of wood, skill and art.
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#8 posted 01-21-2011 08:30 AM
Nice job, Rob. Wood work lives north of the border!
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#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.
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#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?
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#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.
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#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:http://lumberjocks.com/projects/28165I 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.
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