|Project by John||posted 01-10-2008 03:47 AM||2278 views||5 times favorited||18 comments|
Had a production line going in December to give them out as Christmas gifts. Think I made ten of these. Recipients said they like them. Hard maple was dimensioned into square blanks about two feet long. Glued up eight book matched blanks at a time. Crosscut them into strips. A pass or two over the jointer going cross grain to flatten them then glued them into cutting boards. You have to be very careful jointing cross grain cause its easy to blow off the trailing edge corners when your finishing a pass. The best glue ups with the least amount of surface leveling afterwards were with three pairs of cauls to keep it all straight. Finished with three or four coats of Generals Salad Bowl Finish.
-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.