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My version of SPALM's "Two Step Cutting Board"

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My version of SPALM's "Two Step Cutting Board"
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This board was without a doubt the most difficult board that I have made. I made it to give as a wedding present for a couple who got married in mid-February. I was sure glad that I started it early.

It is made from black walnut, cherry, and maple.

The hardest part was getting it glued up so that there were no gaps. Well I didn’t quite succeed in that, so I had to do a lot of sanding and fitting.

Oh well, it was a lot of fun and the couple really liked it.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."





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patron

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#1 posted 1034 days ago

i’d say it came out

GREAT !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 1034 days ago

Fantastic!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 1034 days ago

Normally I can figure out the individual pieces. With this one I am stumped.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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ohwoodeye

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#4 posted 1034 days ago

Wait, I think I got it – (3) six sided pieces…....each six sided piece is made up of 2 trapazoids.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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lanwater

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#5 posted 1034 days ago

It looks great!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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degoose

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#6 posted 1034 days ago

Mike…. main shape is a triangle…check out Steve’s blog here
Ampeater… having made one of these I can empathise with you regarding glue up… well done…

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

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s_grifter

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#7 posted 1034 days ago

that is awesome

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SPalm

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#8 posted 1034 days ago

Wow, good job.
I still love that design. I see it every day on the counter top.

The double glue up is challenging, but rewarding.

Congrats,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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amagineer

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#9 posted 1034 days ago

I think it turned out nice. I may have to try one someday. I saw a method (check out CalgaryGeoff’s project) of how to glue together the triangle pieces, using backup boards and wrapping with band clamps for the glueup.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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JL7

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#10 posted 1034 days ago

Really nice! Your patience really paid off. Lucky couple!

Jeff

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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cannondale

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#11 posted 1033 days ago

I think you have done an outstanding job. This looks great!! I am half way through one of these, have the fun job of getting final glue up done now. seeing your end product encourages me to keep on to the finish.

Thanks for sharing.

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 1033 days ago

I love this board and have it on my to do list. It is and will always be one the best on here.

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

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shopdog

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#13 posted 1033 days ago

outstanding!

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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#14 posted 1033 days ago

Nice board.
There is a lot of effort that goes into one of these, but the finished product is worth it.

-- Mel,

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Ampeater

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#15 posted 1033 days ago

Thanks for all of the comments.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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