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Project by Andy123 posted 11-21-2011 04:30 AM 1425 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make cutting boards for Christmas presents. The one on the left is Maple and Purple Heart. The one on the right is PH, Maple, and Padauk. They are my first and second cutting boards. I finished them with mineral oil and buffed them a paint roller on my lathe. That’s right I said it, a paint roller on my lathe. My old 1.5 inch hole cutter fits perfectly and it works pretty well. The construction it pretty basic, tight bond III and clamps, with a quarter inch round-over on the sides. Any questions or comments would be appreciated.

The other Andy from Oregon.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me





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amagineer

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#1 posted 11-21-2011 04:34 AM

Andy, welcome to the CB club. Nice lines in your design. They can be habit forming.
-Don

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

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#2 posted 11-21-2011 04:37 AM

I like the way you made them
Arlin

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#3 posted 11-21-2011 05:18 AM

Two somebodies are going to be very happy this Christmas. Nice looking cutting boards. Paint roller on the lathe huh – you got some nerve fella :-)) Whatever gets the job done is great – good thinking.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 11-21-2011 06:01 AM

Very nice boards with some character !

Thanks Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#5 posted 11-21-2011 03:01 PM

Great job, like your designs!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 11-22-2011 01:44 AM

like the designs also too

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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