New and improved wood whisperer cutting board!

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Since my in-laws have decided to go full time in an RV I thought I would make a smaller RV sized version of the ww cutting board for them with my leftovers. It was going great right up until I put it outside across the frame of our awning to oxidize it and help the color turn purple( a lesson I learned from the first board!). So I checked the weather report, no rain for the next three days, so leave it outside for a while to soak up some rays. Long story short, weatherman was wrong! So now I have the dilemma of do it get it wet and try to bend it back or just go with it and tell everyone I made a curved serving dish??? Another lesson learned!

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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#1 posted 03-28-2012 05:05 PM

Hey, if it hasn’t cracked, then I’d call it a banana tray !!

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#2 posted 03-28-2012 05:42 PM

I second the bannan try idea. I like it.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#3 posted 03-28-2012 06:12 PM

Leave as is and glue on a few legs and field questions on how did you do that.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#4 posted 03-28-2012 06:14 PM

impressive :)

I would plane a flat spot on the bottom so it doesn’t rock and tell everyone you did it on purpose!

-- San Diego, CA

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#5 posted 03-28-2012 06:17 PM

I was wondering how you made that?

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#6 posted 03-28-2012 06:32 PM

Hey, penicillin was discovered by accident and it’s saved millions of lives. I agree with others here. Call it serendipity if you like, just put some legs or tiny knobs near the center on the bottom and call it done. I think it looks pretty cool.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#7 posted 03-28-2012 08:01 PM

If you dry it out it will bend right back,if not put in over on the lowest temp for an hour.

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#8 posted 03-28-2012 09:05 PM

serving tray!

-- Don Riney, Arlington TX, --- Using a lathe involves breaking years and years of training and sticking a sharp piece of metal into rotating machinery.

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#9 posted 03-28-2012 09:05 PM

Put it in an oven with a pilot light for a couple of days, see where it sets, then take it out, see where it sets, then…screw it, #3 for “banana tray” .

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#10 posted 03-28-2012 09:18 PM

So it sounds like i should list it as a new project called wood whisperer inspired curved banana tray and then prepare to start fielding requests to create a blog to document how to make such a thing!

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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#11 posted 03-28-2012 11:09 PM

That is too cool.

Like said above, flatten bottom or legs.

Way way cool.

-- We must all walk our own green mile

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#12 posted 03-28-2012 11:26 PM

I’d buy that! lol Nicely done!

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#13 posted 03-29-2012 01:14 AM

Leave it as is. That’s one of the best postings I’ve seen on this site yet.

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#14 posted 03-29-2012 03:51 AM

perfect for holding a watermelon.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#15 posted 03-29-2012 07:57 AM

That is great. Flip it over and you have a “self-draining” cutting board. No more standing puddles of juice when slicing tomatoes!

-- “And it's only the giving that makes you what you are. ” ― I. Anderson

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