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first try at some cutting boards

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Project by freighttrain posted 05-30-2011 03:32 AM 1079 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

thought i would try my luck at doing a couple of designs ive seen on here you guys make it look so easy but i found its not that easy lol thanks for all the inspiration and tips you guys put on here sure helps seeing your work. sure learned alot doing these and except for the glue up it was a lot of fun lol hope you guys enjoy these half as much as i enjoy seeing your work keep posting i need all the help i can get thanks again!!!!

-- freighttrain,ky





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Jack Barnhill

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#1 posted 05-30-2011 03:44 AM

I always like the weave patterns. Nice work.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 05-30-2011 03:47 AM

Not a fan of flat grain Oak in cutting boards due to its open grain structure , but your second board takes a blue ribbon : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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freighttrain

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#3 posted 05-30-2011 03:52 AM

cool comment on the oak had not thought about that thanks dont think the wife is gonna use them anyway she is afraid to get them dirty lol

-- freighttrain,ky

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smitty22

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#4 posted 05-30-2011 05:06 AM

Great start Train! The weave board is a super first effort.

-- Smitty

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degoose

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#5 posted 05-30-2011 07:16 AM

Welcome… I like them…and yes the glue up can be a #&%*

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

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Jonathan

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#6 posted 05-30-2011 03:49 PM

Way to go on the weave board, especially if it’s only your first or second board!

I would have to agree with Dusty56 in regards to the oak, but at least it is along the outside edge. Are the wood species: red oak, walnut, purpleheart, cherry, and curly maple?

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

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freighttrain

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#7 posted 05-30-2011 04:47 PM

yea thats right on the wood on the 1st one and walnut purpleheart and curly maple on the 2nd only reason i used the oak was it matched the kitchen cabinets but like i said didnt even think about how open it was see thats what i like about this site everyione is willing to help you and i need all i can get thanks for the comments

-- freighttrain,ky

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 05-30-2011 05:06 PM

If I was making a board for slicing dry goods (breadboard) , I would have no problem using Oak.

It’s the “juicy” stuff that leads to possible contamination : )
Keep up the good work !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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