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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 641 days ago 2633 views 16 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few weeks ago before the show we did with Robert I built this stand to hold my cutting boards. I was having problems showing them off to sell so I came up with this stand that hooks to the sides of the tent. and the great thing is it is only 4” wide and takes no room in your tent. It also splits in the middle so you can put it in the truck. It is pretty empty in this picture because at the show we did with Robert I sold most of my boards. Every live edge board I had sold. I had made a few for this weekends show witch was a bust. I guess you can’t pick every show that’s good. This was suppose to be a chili Cook off what a joke that was. But I was only out $35.00 and at least we make that plus alittle more but when you don’t even brake a $100.00 that is a bad show. After doing over $1,100.00 at the last show. Perhaps this stand idea will help another vender that sells Cutting Boards.
Thanks Dennis

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)





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tyskkvinna

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#1 posted 641 days ago

I like this idea! I do not make cutting boards but my carvings are the same thickness. This would work really well.

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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Roger

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#2 posted 641 days ago

oh yesss…. another use for bungee cords… Gr8 idea Dennis

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

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Kevin

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#3 posted 641 days ago

Thanks for the post Dennis, the stand is a great idea.

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

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RetiredCoastie

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#4 posted 641 days ago

Great idea and some nice looking cutting boards.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 640 days ago

Good idea. Always good to conserve space. This weekend show was god. Last one was a total bust, know how you feel.

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

#6 posted 640 days ago

Thanks Monte

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bowtie

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#7 posted 640 days ago

very nice stand, worthy of your cutting boards

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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eddy

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#8 posted 640 days ago

dennis thanks for the idea i have beeen using a rack to stand them up 1 bhind the other and it takes up a lot of room on the table. is this colapable? i will have to make mine to fold down flat for transport
thanks for sharing this

-- self proclaimed copycat

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 640 days ago

Your display stands are great! They max the use of space, simple and effective design, Laura and Dennis. You can actually use all 3 sides of your booth ! I would like to modify your design a little for displaying (horizontally) my walking canes if that is okay with you? It’s one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” ideas! Your boards are beautiful!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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majuvla

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#10 posted 639 days ago

Go for it!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Arlin Eastman

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#11 posted 639 days ago

Like the stands very much, but just have to say the cutting boards are great. Someone will be a proud owner.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Blackie_

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#12 posted 627 days ago

Those are some nice cutting board display racks Dennis, I’m hoping to venture out one day and start doing the shows.

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clieb91

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#13 posted 599 days ago

Dennis, Thanks for showing your booth. We are now scheduled to do 2 shows and putting together ideas.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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degoose

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#14 posted 590 days ago

Missed this first time round… got the link from Eddie… Looks like something I have been thinking about for some time… anyway… thanks and hope all your shows are profitable…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Dusty56

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#15 posted 590 days ago

Nice rack and boards !

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