|Project by Rockbuster||posted 04-22-2011 09:27 PM||1526 views||9 times favorited||9 comments|
Can’t help but notice the many beautiful cutting boards posted here in LJ. This is one of my favorite things to make also.Here are a few samples of my few meager try’s I do things a little different in my boards, I take a 1 1/8” X 1 ” strip and cut out a 1/2’X1/2” piece from it I then glue and screw it with 6 or 8 countersunk stainless #4X3/4” screws to the ends and put on four 7/8” bumpers Nip the corners on a 45 degree angle then round on a 12 ” disk sander. The pictures aren’t too good but if you look close, you can see the bottom and end details. These boards set fairly level on an uneven surface with the bumpers, and they are raised up off of the surface that they are set on. This is a great way to use up a lot of good small piexces from the scrap bin. Most of the boards measure about 11 ” X 16 ” The darker board is made from 3/4’ Jatoba flooring. They all are finished with mineral oil. To get a shinier finish, I sometimes use a couple of coats of mineral oil, covered over with a couple of coats of Butcher Block finish.
-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.