Drunken Bread Board

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Well it’s been on my list for a while to try one of these out. The boards are 9”X25” rock maple and mahogany.
Picture shows them after first coat of oil. They are for a wedding gift next week.
I was able to try my new Delta drum sander out. I’ve heard mixed reviews but decided to take the chance. I took light passes and never had a problem.

Thanks for looking

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#1 posted 841 days ago

I like it and it looks really good. I assume that it’s fairly difficult to make one of these. I’ve never gotten into the ‘cutting board’ thing so I haven’t paid much attention to the techniques. These look good though. Nice work.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 841 days ago


-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 841 days ago

what is the trick?

-- Patrick

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#4 posted 841 days ago

pmelchman – Patron has a good tutorial/blog on the “trick”

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 841 days ago

I’m a little drunk at the moment, so they just look like normal boards to me. : )
Well done !

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#6 posted 840 days ago

Great results with the wild design. You can also check Scott Porosky's blog

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

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#7 posted 840 days ago

Wow that must have been a challenge, excellent work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 840 days ago

You are spot on with the design. It looks wonderful.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#9 posted 840 days ago

Nice boards great design

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#10 posted 840 days ago

ummm, wow!

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#11 posted 840 days ago

Great looking boards, you have a good drunken wave on them.

The Delta sander should be great I have a Performax (Jet)
sander and use it all the time. It really helps when your
making the drunken boards.

-- Anyone who isn’t totally confused just doesn’t understand the situation.

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#12 posted 840 days ago

Thanks for all the kind comments.
I read read Scott’s blog (link above) and knew I had to try one.

really enjoyed the Delta. Interested in using it on an end grain board

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