|Project by smitty22||posted 12-14-2011 08:37 PM||1686 views||5 times favorited||10 comments|
First, Merry Christmas to all!
This project is a Christmas CB for my oldest daughter, pretty classic Woodwhisperer design (thanks again to Marc) with a bit of purpleheart thrown in as an accent.. Still not perfect but getting better!
This board is walnut, cherry, maple and the purpleheart, turned out about 14” x 19” x 1 3/4”. Finished with several coats of GF Salad Bowl Finish.
#1, finished, ready to wrap
#2, first of 3 glue-ups, getting better at this, cauls help a bunch.
#3, the blank, 26×14
#4, the Flip
#5, Button pegs used for feet. these make it easy to level a CB for uneven surface (or a crooked board), just sand the high button(s). They are a force fit in drilled holes and are easily replaced when needed.
#6, sure wish I could figure out how to avoid the router burn in the handholds. Need advice here!
This board was a bit too wide for my Delta planer, so did the glue-up in two sections, planed these to identical thickness, then glued those two. There was very little sanding required to level the finished blank before crosscutting. Wood cost for this board was right at $50.
Thanks for looking!