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Project by Ken90712 posted 07-11-2012 10:33 AM 2762 views 7 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pattern idea came from a good buddy on here named Eric. Screen name Childress. I have always liked these style of boards. I decided to make a proto-type before maiking a batch of 15 of them. For some reason I really like the looks of these.

Made out of Burl Walnut and Hard Maple 8/4, sanded to 320 and finished with 50/50 Salad Bowl Finish & Mineral Spirits.

Thx for looking.

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





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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#1 posted 07-11-2012 10:39 AM

Looks good. The offset colors really stand out with this board!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 07-11-2012 10:41 AM

Great job, Ken.

Why 15 of them?

Lee

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SPalm

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#3 posted 07-11-2012 11:05 AM

It looks sweet. My gosh, 15 of them?
That is pure production.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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TerinaC

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#4 posted 07-11-2012 11:17 AM

These look beautiful!!!Awesome job!

-- Terina C

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 07-11-2012 12:33 PM

I see why you like the style. Nice colors. Mineral spirits? That high gloss we see in the picture-the finish is not dry, right? I’ve been pleased enough with food safe and inexpensive, Mineral oil, but I see retreatment is required pretty often if the board is used regularly. I know you’ve made many more endgrain cutting boards than me; is this the Salad Bowl finish and mineral spirits what you’ve been using? Great work Ken!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Roger

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#6 posted 07-11-2012 12:46 PM

I likes this one a lot. Really nice finish. What’s the dimensions on this one? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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JL7

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#7 posted 07-11-2012 12:59 PM

Really beautiful Ken – nice job!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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ken_c

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#8 posted 07-11-2012 02:44 PM

very nice as usual… You do great work…

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 07-11-2012 03:35 PM

Thx Everyone,

Lee; We had a B day party for Blondie 120 guest and got 12 orders when they saw mine in the house. They even gave deposits.

Steve; your right production, Ugh but a little mone is nice to buy more tools. LOL

Rick; It is wet, after abou 8 coats of the 50/50 mix they really shine which is what I prefer. If you look at a cpl of my other posts you can she the shine.

Roger; approx 15×26

Ken; sorry we missed one another in SD next time.

Thx to everyone else for the kind words.

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

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JR_Dog

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#10 posted 07-11-2012 04:07 PM

Looks great Ken!

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 07-11-2012 04:44 PM

Ken,

COOL idea… A Rail & Stile with Flush panel! (as it looks to me)

Hope it holds together OK…

Sure is purdy!...

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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amagineer

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#12 posted 07-11-2012 04:55 PM

You really have designed a nice CB. It definitely is a big one. You must have a large planer or drum sander for one this size. I am sure it will be easier making 15 more. Did you use just glue or something like a spline to hold it together.
-Don

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

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BinghamtonEd

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#13 posted 07-11-2012 05:28 PM

Very cool. So the mineral spirits help it shine more? No problem with toxicity of the spirits?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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blackcherry

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#14 posted 07-11-2012 05:46 PM

Nice touch on this one Ken, I’m taking the liken to it as well. Good luck with the order thanks for sharing…BC

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tylermckenzie

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#15 posted 07-11-2012 07:20 PM

Nice board, but what’s the point of using a food safe top coat with mineral spirits, kinda defeats the point doesn’t it?

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