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Project by Dominic posted 05-17-2012 12:40 AM 3176 views 15 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just couldn’t resist trying. It was an extreme exercise in Patience and Precision. The glue up was loads of fun…and incredibly nerve wracking! Any gaps would have rendered a pricey cutting board into a heavy serving tray. But, I managed to prevail and serve up two beautiful boards that are now making two lucky moms very happy after this past Mother’s Day.

-- Dominic





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koog

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#1 posted 05-17-2012 02:10 AM

love the design..how many separate pieces are there and what are the dimensions
again great work

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 05-17-2012 09:02 AM

Nice job very clean looking. Boards can be alot fo work but so nice when they’re done right.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Kevin

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#3 posted 05-17-2012 10:13 PM

Wow, both boards are amazing. What woods did you use?

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

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Dominic

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#4 posted 05-18-2012 12:14 AM

The dimensions: 19” x 12” x 2”

The woods: Black Walnut, Rock Maple and Cherry

The Finish: Mineral Oil and Beeswax

Ensuring the grain was continuous for each weaved strip was the most rewarding part to see come together.

Thanks for the kind words.
Dominic

-- Dominic

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Dominic

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#5 posted 05-18-2012 12:16 AM

@ koog – 139 Pieces Total Per Board

-- Dominic

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nbistecche

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#6 posted 05-19-2012 08:01 AM

nice. did you glue it up all at once??

-- measure once, cut twice.

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canoe911

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#7 posted 05-20-2012 09:26 AM

Those are great. I hope I can get one to look half as nice lol.

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freighttrain

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#8 posted 05-21-2012 04:46 PM

great job boy arent those glue ups on these fun though lol very nice work

-- freighttrain,ky

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 05-21-2012 04:58 PM

Just Beautiful cutting boards!

Love’em!

You did a great job on them!

... and welcome to LumberJocks!

You’re doing good!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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grenger

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 12:12 PM

2 words.

WOW!, WOW!

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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