|Project by Jonathan||posted 10-14-2012 06:19 PM||1253 views||0 times favorited||4 comments|
This is a project I cranked-out yesterday. We were going over to friends’ house for dinner, and they were serving 24-hour roasted pork shoulder, so I thought this would be an appropriate gift to bring along.
I free-handed the image onto the cherry, then cut it out on the bandsaw, sanded it, branded it, then applied several coats of mineral oil, followed by a couple of coats of George’s Club House Wax (beeswax and mineral oil).
Not a complex project, and very straightforward, this was, nonetheless gratifying, as I did it all in a day. Haven’t spent any time in the shop in months, so this was a nice way to get back in and use a few tools. I sure do love the smell of cherry as it’s being cut!
Thanks to Todd for the wood!
Wood: Single piece of 4/4 cherry
Dimensions: 11-3/8” wide, by 9-3/8” tall
Finish: 3-coats mineral oil, followed by 2-coats George’s Club House Wax
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."