simple cutting board

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Project by demps12 posted 05-07-2012 02:48 AM 3397 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just a simple cutting board I made for my mom. It is made from hard maple strips. This is a very simple plan design and hope to make a nicer one in the future. The handle didn’t go as smooth as I planed with the burn marks but it should do for now. Thanks for looking at this, and please leave any tips or comments!

-- Dempsey, Ohio

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#1 posted 05-07-2012 03:16 AM

Nice joinery

Just a suggestion that works for me:

Make your handle openings more of an oval that with square corners.

You can keep your router moving better that way and it seems to cut down on the burning.

Nice job.

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#2 posted 05-07-2012 01:41 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 05-07-2012 07:03 PM

You can remove burn marks by wrapping a piece of sand paper around a piece of dowel that fit’s the inside radius. Nice first CB.

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

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#4 posted 05-07-2012 09:42 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks and the cutting board club.
Keep up the good work.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#5 posted 05-08-2012 01:23 AM

Simple but effective, I think this came out nice.
Welcome to LJ’s

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

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 05:44 PM

Thanks for the positive feed bad and tips ill try them all next time.

-- Dempsey, Ohio

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