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My first tumbling block end grain cutting board

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Project by Philzoel posted 01-30-2012 08:31 PM 5829 views 13 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was fun. Saw a board like this from degoose and took off. Puzzled about end graining it but Larry fixed that and told me how.

see blog on how I did it at:
http://lumberjocks.com/Philzoel/blog/27635

pic 1: shows board pre-finished. The board is is 18 1\2” x 13”. Made of walnut, cherry and hard maple.
Pic 2: is at an angle
Pic 3: is back side
Pic 4: is another angle
Pic 5: with knife for reference
Pic 6: straight down on board

My rendition does not square up board. It adds to box illusion I believe and adds more boxes same wood. Pictures do not show the edges too well. They work fine too. Board is bigger by points not cut off.

Thanks

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY





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#1 posted 01-30-2012 09:28 PM

Wow that looks great Phil ,super job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bvdon

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 09:56 PM

Those look so cool… I really need to do one and get it out of my system!

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#3 posted 01-30-2012 10:29 PM

See, it is possible… great job Phil…

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

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#4 posted 01-31-2012 01:06 AM

Very creative, I like how you left the edge

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-31-2012 02:18 AM

Nice job. I will have to watch and see how you did this as end grain. I have only done one as flat face.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#6 posted 01-31-2012 02:54 AM

Great work these are so much fun, Larry ( degoose ) is one of the Masters on here. He has become a friend and a joy to chat with. Keep up the great work.

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

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#7 posted 01-31-2012 04:49 AM

Gotta love it!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 01-31-2012 05:23 AM

That is an awesome cutting board!

-- Josh, San Diego

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#9 posted 01-31-2012 06:24 AM

Well done, it looks great.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 01-31-2012 08:40 AM

Still working up the courage to try this – good job!

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#11 posted 01-31-2012 02:52 PM

Very nice looking board.

Lee

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#12 posted 01-31-2012 03:26 PM

Very nice job Phil.
Be careful. Once you have a drum sander and a few techniques, building these can take over your life. But oh, so much fun.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#13 posted 01-31-2012 06:43 PM

Great looking board Phil. The pattern is nice and the 3D effect jumps right out. Nice work!

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#14 posted 01-31-2012 07:49 PM

This looks great, Phil! Almost too nice to actually use!

-- Steve, Pennsylvania

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#15 posted 01-31-2012 11:36 PM

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