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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 788 days ago 2817 views 14 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came home from a show on Sunday and I had a request in my web site e-mail. The guy wanted 4 cutting board stands. So I talked to him yesterday and he desided on Cherry Wood for his stands. He wanted two to be able to hold 1” boards and two to holded 1 1/2” boards. So today I cut them for him. When I asked how he found me he said he was googling cutting board stands and had trouble finding them in wood. One of the sites he found was LJ’s and then entered cutting board stands in the search and he found me. Who said meta Tags don’t work even here at LJ’s. Thanks LJ.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 788 days ago

Way to go. Nice stands. I have gotten several jobs from people who saw my stuff on Lumberjocks!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 788 days ago

Now that’s just cool!

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#3 posted 787 days ago

nice work, i have sold a few things after my wife told coworkers about ljs

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 787 days ago

I preach the word of LJ’s all the time. It has become more of an obsession probably than it should.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#5 posted 787 days ago

LJ is so weird in that it can be absolutely nasty and wonderful at the same time. I’m happy you made this connection and those are some handsome stands.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 787 days ago

Great job, great sale, and great exposure from LJ’s.

Y’all are rollin’ !!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 787 days ago

Sweet. I love it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 787 days ago

Very nice. I am happy to hear about the sale.

I just took a look at your projects. You do amazing work.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#9 posted 787 days ago

Of all of the cutting boards I’ve made , I never thought about making stands for them….they usually hang or sit on feet or just lay on their backs waiting to be used. LOL
Thanks for the the great idea , and I like the design of your stands : )
Congrats on the sale as well !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 787 days ago

Very sweet Dennis. Top-3 congrats also. Word/s travel fast.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 787 days ago

The cherry grain makes the stands “stand out”. LJ’s forever!

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

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#12 posted 786 days ago

Fantastic idea Dennis! Should be included with any and all CBs made.


-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#13 posted 284 days ago

Anyone notice: if you stand 2 of the stands together (short end to short end) it makes an LJ,,,,,

-- Tony, Colorado,

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#14 posted 282 days ago

I know this is an old post.

I was being nosy through your projects Dennis and found this project, I’m not sure if you already have an facebook account but if not you should create one, You have a spouse so that helps but one by themselves I tried the personal business website but found that I was doing more business on facebook then anywhere plus I don’t have time for all that data entry crap, I’d rather be in the shop making sawdust, I also use Etsy and have been doing good there as well as for as online sales go.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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