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Bulge Illusion Cutting Board

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Project by PRGDesigns posted 659 days ago 3164 views 15 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My version of the veritable bulge illusion cutting board. I was inspired by LJ’r SASmith in one of my first forays on LJ and others who have posted their versions since. The board is made out of Walnut and Hard Rock Maple with offsetting 1/4” Walnut and Maple dowels. The board measures approximately 15” x 15”. This project was a lot of fun. The last picture is with a circular blood groove.

Thanks for looking and another big shout out to SASmith!

-- They call me Mr. Silly





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kody

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#1 posted 659 days ago

Very nice.Keep up the great work.

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patron

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#2 posted 659 days ago

great work
nice and tight
and it really works well

good one

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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deon

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#3 posted 659 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 659 days ago

Too cool…..Well done.

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

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Canadian Woodworks

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#5 posted 659 days ago

I so wanna make one

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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SASmith

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#6 posted 659 days ago

In my opinion this is the best bulge yet.

Thanks for the mention.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 658 days ago

Nice work for sure. How challenging was it to drill the holes? Must be very patient I’m sure. Did you use a drill press or hand drill? Thanks. Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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basie

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#8 posted 656 days ago

Wow!!

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PRGDesigns

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#9 posted 654 days ago

Thanks to everyone for their comments. To be complimented by the likes of Patron, Bob A in NJ, and SASmith is beyond words!

Bob A in NJ – the holes were the easiest part – I used a little device known as a CNC to drill the holes and cut the exterior.

Next challenge will be square pegs instead of round dowels. I have acquired the 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” Veritas square hole punches and plan on trying that combination to see how well it works.

-- They call me Mr. Silly

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zlatanv

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#10 posted 530 days ago

Wow, very nice board!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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