Cutting Board

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Project by redryder posted 11-10-2011 03:05 AM 2339 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Kitchen counter extension cutting board.
Maple, Cherry & Walnut.
Three coats of Watco Butcher Block oil.
Twelve inch folding spring loaded folding shelf brackets from Woodcraft.

Thanks for lookin’................

-- mike...............

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#1 posted 11-10-2011 03:32 AM

Nice work and I’m sure it must be a great kitchen addition.

-- - Martin

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#2 posted 11-10-2011 03:46 AM

Hey… That’s pretty COOL lookin stuff you got there!

Very NICE!

Good Idea!


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#3 posted 11-10-2011 03:51 AM

This is Awesome!

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#4 posted 11-10-2011 03:54 AM

Very nicely done….


-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#5 posted 11-10-2011 04:56 AM

Great combination of woods – they really go well together. I like your hinged approach.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 11-10-2011 05:02 AM

That folding cutting board is really cool. Beyond building a great project… that is a really cool idea as well.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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#7 posted 11-10-2011 05:25 AM

Nice job. I work purchasing dept of a homebuilder and i have a line on scraps for my cabinet company. I will picking up my first “truckload” monday. I see a butcher block in my near future

-- Boogie, Hou Tex - Life is to short for Bad Wine

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#8 posted 11-10-2011 06:20 AM

Simon says ?

functional indeed

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#9 posted 11-10-2011 07:52 PM

Great idea and nice looking!

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#10 posted 11-10-2011 11:19 PM

This is a great idea! I like how it’s there when you need it, but folds out of the way when not in-use.

Did you simply screw it into the brackets, or did you add the metal inserts so that it can be screwed and unscrewed without stripping the threads in the wood? I’m thinking you’ll want to give it a thorough cleaning from time-to-time and that would make it easier, as well as less wear-and-tear on the wood.

I also like the way the pattern changes from one end of the board, to the other. Nicely done!

-- 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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#11 posted 11-11-2011 02:36 AM

Folding shelf brackets attached to the wall and the cutting board with wood screws. Easy to remove if you need to. Thanks….........

-- mike...............

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