Drunken Cutting Board

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Project by jjraybur posted 04-12-2012 04:11 AM 3138 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry and maple “drunken” cutting board. Followed the blog by poroskywood for instruction, but I just eliminated the strips between each piece. I really like the look and wanted to try one for myself. Happy the way my first one came out, although I’d like to learn how to get it all aligned (if possible). You end up making two boards, but since I used some smaller scraps, I just bookmatched the two boards together to make one.

-- Jeremy, Baton Rouge, LA -

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#1 posted 04-12-2012 05:20 AM

I think all of us would be happy with that for one of our firsts!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 09:28 AM

Gret work!

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 11:58 AM

Very cool!

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

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 02:00 PM

Excellent cutting board. I am surprised someone has not made a drunken chess board.

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 02:51 PM

Really nice, I like that look.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#6 posted 04-12-2012 03:58 PM

Looks good, enjoy the next one, and the next, and the next.
Very addicting.

Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#7 posted 04-12-2012 09:42 PM

great looking board i got to try one of these one day.great build

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 04-12-2012 10:34 PM

Wow is that cool or what. I really like it!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#9 posted 04-12-2012 10:37 PM

Great job, I really like the look of that board.

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

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#10 posted 04-12-2012 10:46 PM

Very nice. Very creative. I don’t know if it is just the suggestion, but when I look at it, I start to feel dizzy. Is it just me? Really.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#11 posted 04-12-2012 11:44 PM

I love it! Very interesting.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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#12 posted 04-12-2012 11:54 PM

Nice job.
Love the bookmatching – new to me.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#13 posted 04-13-2012 10:40 PM

Nice! XD The strips are a pain in the foot anyway. Maybe a thin contrasting strip of walnut between the bookmatch would be sweet.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#14 posted 07-18-2013 09:39 PM

I realize this is an old post, but is there anyone that has made either the drunken or the alice in wonderland boards that could comment on the end grain being glued up. I’m wondering how they last, I have always heard end grain doesn’t glue up well. Comments anyone?

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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