Finally my first cutting board!!!

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Project by Kevin posted 02-24-2012 12:15 AM 1071 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been wanting to make a cutting board for a while, but once I joined LJ’s and saw some of the amazing boards that were being made, I new that would be my next project. I made this from Cherry and hard Maple scraps that I had. I routed recesses into the ends for handles, and it’s finished with mineral oil. Hopefully more to come soon.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 12:27 AM

Very nice board good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 12:31 AM

Came out really nice, I like the handles you routed out.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 01:27 AM

Nice board. Well done.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#4 posted 02-24-2012 02:21 AM

Very nice board! This turned out great. I will have to try one!

-- If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

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#5 posted 02-24-2012 03:10 AM

Thanks everyone, I learned a few things on this one that I’ll keep in mind for my next one. It was a lot of fun to make.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#6 posted 02-24-2012 03:48 AM

Welcome to LJ’s and the cutting board club !
The cutting board looks great !


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#7 posted 02-24-2012 06:00 AM

Nice cutting board.

I look forward to seeing more of your boards. Well done!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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