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Project by Gary777 posted 1222 days ago 1288 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 9 of these cutting boards, but that wasn’t enough. I need to make a few more.

If they look familiar it is because I saw them on the Woodsmith Shop, as I always do I changed things up a tad little and modified the size a tad and left off the meat groove. All boards with made with Hard Maple on end but the splines and yokes were made from a variety of woods including walnut, Cherry and Mahogany.

-- Gary - Carson City, NV - "Every man looks upon his wood pile with a sort of affection." — Henry David Thoreau





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#1 posted 1222 days ago

Beautiful wood, great job.

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#2 posted 1222 days ago

Those are some nice gifts, I watched theat show and thought about making some. Well done!

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

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#3 posted 1222 days ago

love them!! gary, is the stock for the handle end 1/2 inch?? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#4 posted 1222 days ago

Great Design Gary these are very nice boards.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1221 days ago

Nice. I still love that design.
Cool book match on pic #1.

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Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 1221 days ago

Thanks guys, when I saw them I really liked them too and thought folks would appreciate them as a gift, they are one of those items that you just wouldn’t spend that kind of money on for yourself.

Wiser1934 → For the most part the handle stock is 3/8th’s thick, I experimented a bit with thickness, when I milled the 8/4 Maple the suggestion was to cut the strips 6/8ths wide but that just seemed to darn thick so I went to 5/4 and finished to 4/4. You could use 1/2” stock for the spline and handle but 3/8ths works well too (I had a pile of 3/8ths x 16” – 18” pieces of various hard wood to use)

-- Gary - Carson City, NV - "Every man looks upon his wood pile with a sort of affection." — Henry David Thoreau

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wiser1934

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#7 posted 1221 days ago

gary, thanks for that info. very much appreciated

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 1082 days ago

Nice boards Gary, I too like the book match on the shown cutting board.
I do have a concern on the exposed plastic pipe on your water heater. I have some exposed plastic pipe in my shop that was, well, compromised, but it was a cold supply. PVC is easily punctured with even blunt objects.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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