LumberJocks

Large Offset Style Endgrain Cutting Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by KnotCurser posted 11-23-2011 12:35 AM 1225 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a commissioned piece, to be used as a holiday gift from customer to his wife.

This is by far the largest (and heaviest) cutting board I have made to date.

It is 13×19 inches overall, 1 5/8 inches thick, and contains 190 individual pieces.

Woods used are Walnut, Cherry, White Oak and Maple.

I also had to use a bit of epoxy due to a couple of larger knotholes that I couldn’t sand out – I figure they just add more character. :-)

Finish was three coats of food-grade mineral oil over the coarse of five days.

I delivered it today and the customer was pleased – that is what matters the most!

BTW, if you are into building these and don’t have the CBdesigner Software, download it today!!!! Picture 4 is an exported image of what my board would look like when finished – pretty close eh? It also gave me an exact cut-list and guide to creating this. Fantastic software!

Enjoy!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





12 comments so far

View degoose's profile

degoose

7038 posts in 2045 days


#1 posted 11-23-2011 12:39 AM

Very nice offset endgrain board.. and a big un too…

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

View rance's profile

rance

4142 posts in 1850 days


#2 posted 11-23-2011 01:20 AM

Good choice of woods Bob. Nicely done.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

View peteg's profile

peteg

2927 posts in 1513 days


#3 posted 11-23-2011 02:15 AM

Nice job Bob, this i’ll get the job done :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

3186 posts in 1357 days


#4 posted 11-23-2011 02:25 AM

Very nice but the but there is nothing like the real thing .
Thanks Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

4846 posts in 2572 days


#5 posted 11-23-2011 02:47 AM

That is a very handsome board.

Good job Sir,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Pete Jansen's profile

Pete Jansen

250 posts in 1611 days


#6 posted 11-23-2011 02:59 AM

Stunning, I love it.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

View KnotCurser's profile

KnotCurser

1843 posts in 1758 days


#7 posted 11-23-2011 03:21 AM

Thanks to all for the compliments!

Kiefer, I don’t quite understand your comment – the board IS “the real thing”. It’s totally end grain hardwoods and hand done and finished. Am I missing a joke perhaps or a saying I’m not familiar with? Sorry, I’m confused.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

View amagineer's profile

amagineer

1389 posts in 1287 days


#8 posted 11-23-2011 03:40 AM

Nice board, will last a lifetime.

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

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

3186 posts in 1357 days


#9 posted 11-23-2011 04:43 AM

Sorry BOB if you did no understand what I meant !
What I was trying to say is , I like the real board but can not visualize the beauty from pic 4 which you thought is a close match , nothing else .
Sorry again .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

View vipond33's profile

vipond33

1405 posts in 1187 days


#10 posted 11-23-2011 02:24 PM

I don’t see the heavy glue lines specified in pic 4 showing up in your completed board. Did you make a mistake? Agree with Kiefer, like the real thing much better.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

View KnotCurser's profile

KnotCurser

1843 posts in 1758 days


#11 posted 11-23-2011 03:08 PM

Kiefer – no problems! I thought it was a joke, but was too tired to realize what you were saying. Thanks for the nice reply!!!!

I do agree with you and Gene – the real thing is much better! I tried to cut veggies on the printout and it wasn’t a good thing at all! ;-)

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

View JoeinDE's profile

JoeinDE

380 posts in 2013 days


#12 posted 11-23-2011 04:59 PM

vipond33 – the software allows you to show black outlines on the individual pieces or not. I prefer the visualization without the blacklines, but it’s a matter of preference. I highly recommend the FREE software as well. It’s great for playing around with “what-ifs” and for getting spousal approval for how a board that will be given as a present will look before beginning work on it.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase