LumberJocks

Drunken endgrain checkerboard cuttingboard

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kevin posted 661 days ago 1297 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this a couple days ago. I started out with a maple/walnut checkerboard and an identical cherry/walnut board. Taped them together and cut them on the band saw like you would for a drunken cutting board. Lines are off a little it was my first try though. I actually didn’t know I was gonna do this to them until after both boards were glued up on endgrain. It was my wifes idea to recut them with the drunken lines. I want to try it with some other wood combinations too, maybe something that will stick out better. Finished with mineral oil. Thanks for looking.

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





12 comments so far

View prattman's profile

prattman

440 posts in 714 days


#1 posted 661 days ago

I like it a lot , great job

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

View Oldtool's profile

Oldtool

1740 posts in 787 days


#2 posted 661 days ago

Pretty nice, sort of mirror images of each other.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View derosa's profile

derosa

1532 posts in 1432 days


#3 posted 661 days ago

I tried to do this but failed, how thick were your two boards?

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

3581 posts in 1964 days


#4 posted 661 days ago

Great results!

A different twist on a checker/chess board!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

13212 posts in 934 days


#5 posted 661 days ago

I don’t know if you make these for sale. But if you do, you just created a possibility for custom cutting boards. Piece it together for initials it a name in the board. I think people would like it. Personalization and unique always helps sell. Just a thought.

Nice job on this.

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

View Todd's profile

Todd

35 posts in 906 days


#6 posted 661 days ago

I’ve never heard of this technique before. Very Nice.

-- Todd, Ontario, CA

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3214 posts in 1464 days


#7 posted 661 days ago

Very unique techink,looks great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Kevin's profile

Kevin

539 posts in 895 days


#8 posted 661 days ago

Thanks everybody. Derosa They are 1 1/8 in thick. Monte, good idea and yes I do sell them, thanks for the idea.

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

View don1960's profile

don1960

212 posts in 1283 days


#9 posted 660 days ago

Way cool.

Took me a while to figure out what you meant. It looks like a shadow image of one board superimposed on another. At first glance it was making me crazy trying to work it out.

Maybe try purpleheart/maple and cherry/yellowheart. That’d be a wild looking board.

-- -- Don from PA

View Kevin's profile

Kevin

539 posts in 895 days


#10 posted 660 days ago

Yeah that would look pretty crazy, thanks Don.

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

View Don's profile

Don

488 posts in 1838 days


#11 posted 648 days ago

Nice work Kevin. An interesting twist on cutting board design.

Well done!

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

View Kevin's profile

Kevin

539 posts in 895 days


#12 posted 648 days ago

Thanks Don.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase