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Project by prattman posted 542 days ago 1576 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one started life as an end grain cutting board until I decided to put a juice groove in it, then the router got away from me and messed it up , so I decided to just rout the whole dang thing out. On the plus side my wife serves me some pretty tasty sushi on it.

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





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Pdub

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#1 posted 542 days ago

Nice save and nice tray!

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#2 posted 542 days ago

Mess ups the father on invention .:))

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#3 posted 542 days ago

Nice cover up.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 542 days ago

You need to title it a dual purpose board. Cutting one side and serving on the other.
I like the simplicity of the straight color patterns. I have made the fancy designs and hate to sell or give them away after all that work. This type of pattern could solve that dilemma.

-- Les B, Oregon

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 542 days ago

Beautiful piece. Although I would argue that there is no such thing as tasty sushi.

-- 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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prattman

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#6 posted 542 days ago

Thanks for stopping to look and for the kind words. I am just glad I was able to make something out of it besides fire wood !!

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

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#7 posted 542 days ago

amen

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#8 posted 542 days ago

I’d agree with the dual-purpose idea mentioned by Les B. The end grain cutting board I made for a chef friend of ours said it was a bit too large for her kitchen counter, so as much as it pained me, I cut-off a bit of it and am turning it into a matching smaller board on one side, and carving out the underside to use as a serving piece.

Sounds like it was a happy accident. Glad you thought a bit off the board, or rather took a bit off the board, and found a new use for it!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Jason

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#9 posted 542 days ago

When life gives you wandering routers make sushi.

Not as good as the lemons and lemonade adage, but I like it.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 542 days ago

^^^Ha! Good one, Jason!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#11 posted 541 days ago

I like my sushi well done !
Funny , I was going to kid you about that being the widest juice groove that I’ve ever seen , before reading your story.
Very nice save in the end : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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#12 posted 541 days ago

Too funny Jason!!!!!

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

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#13 posted 541 days ago

Nice! That’s a blessing in disguise.

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scrimman

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#14 posted 541 days ago

I gotta agree with Monte (I like mine cooked), but that is one nifty trencher!

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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#15 posted 541 days ago

I would eat sushi every day if the budget allowed. The grosser it looks, the better it tastes! (uni for example). This is actually a pretty good idea. Sanding that after routing it must have been no fun at all.

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