First Cutting Board

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Project by M_S posted 11-28-2011 07:00 AM 1520 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Left over scraps of wood from my grandfathers workshop. First shot at laminating wood and cleaned up with a router. Finished with a beeswax and mineral oil blend.

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#1 posted 11-28-2011 07:04 AM

Nice, welcome to LJs.

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#2 posted 11-28-2011 07:07 AM

Very nice.

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

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#3 posted 11-28-2011 07:55 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome. I’m hoping to learn a lot from this community.

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#4 posted 11-28-2011 04:12 PM

Nice work!! Welcome to LJs, thanks for sharing.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 11-28-2011 08:20 PM

Jeez that is a hell of a first cutting board! Nice work sir. Love that you will get to think about your grandfather every time you and your generations use it.

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#6 posted 11-28-2011 10:09 PM

Nice board. Sure beats my first.

Welcome aboard. o/

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#7 posted 11-29-2011 12:10 PM

First off welcome, Great job on your first board as well. paduak, walnut and cherry? there are some great board makers on here that have helped me come a long ways making boards. Enjoy and look fwd to seeing more.

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

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#8 posted 11-29-2011 05:22 PM

Thank you. Boards are Walnut and Bloodwood. I’m not sure what the light boards are, I just grabbed a small strip of hardwood for an accent.

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#9 posted 11-29-2011 05:30 PM

Nice first shot, Welcome to LJ!

-- Ken, Tallahassee,FL

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#10 posted 11-29-2011 05:59 PM

Good job man.

Welcome to a great site. This community is very helpful with ANY woodworking question you might have.

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#11 posted 11-29-2011 08:27 PM

If you’re ever in my workshop you’d better keep your hands off MY scraps, because those are too nice to be called scraps! (There’s no such thing a bloodwood scraps, with that stuff you use every part, just like the Indians did with the buffalo…:)

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#12 posted 12-10-2011 12:38 AM

Your first CB came out nice. You are now in the Cutting Board Club.

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

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