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Project by Shanem posted 859 days ago 1399 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had to try a second generation cutting board. This one is made with birch, cherry and purpleheart. There is that additional step from a normal chevron. If I were to do it again I would rip one side of the board so that it was parallel to the middle strip. Mine wasn’t perfectly square after the second glueup and caused the diagonal strips to be off slightly each cut. Most people outside this group wouldn’t notice, but I have a little perfectionist in me.

Thanks to SASmith and degoose for the motivation.





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degoose

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#1 posted 859 days ago

Great first effort… these are notoriously difficult… says he who has made a few…The cuts have to be perfect to get the lines just right… so I give it an eight out of ten… well done…nice to see others stepping out of their comfort zone..

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

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SASmith

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#2 posted 859 days ago

Looks good to me.
Thanks for the mention.
Welcome to the multi-gen club.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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sras

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#3 posted 859 days ago

You are right – most people won’t even notice. I had to study it for a while to see what you were referring to. 99 out of 100 will be too busy trying to figure out how it was done to ever notice anything else. Even those that notice will wonder if you did that on purpose.

If they ask – just say yes.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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SteveGaskins

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#4 posted 859 days ago

I have got to try one of these someday. You guys do a great job with these second generation boards. Looks great to me. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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