|Project by vakman||posted 12-26-2011 02:56 AM||1784 views||3 times favorited||4 comments|
I have way too many small pieces of cut-off laying around, and other than clamp pads they aren’t of much use, so I decided to use some of them to make this cutting board type of thing.
I intended it for use as a cutting board for bread, but wanted to add handles so now it’s more of a tray for eating at my desk (a.k.a workbench). Finished in three alternating layers of tung oil and poly-something.
On the underside I inlaid some 1/8”x1/8” basswood dowels to help hold everything together, as all of the joints are simple glued butt-joints. Might have been aesthetically pleasing if they were on the top surface, but it didn’t really make sense structurally.
Once I’ve used all of this scrap wood I can justify buying and finally working with some higher quality hardwoods. Thanks for looking, comments always welcome.
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