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Project by BryanatWoodstock posted 11-08-2012 10:33 AM 4565 views 32 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of our son’s is into cooking. Asked me to make a kitchen island like ours, but with a butcher block top. Base is Ash and top is 5” thick maple.





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rvr6000

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 10:42 AM

Now THAT is a butcher-block. Looks great.

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EnredandoNoGaraxe

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 10:44 AM

Really love it!!!

-- Sergio, Galicia (Spain), http://www.enredandonogaraxe.com

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Kevin May

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 11:41 AM

I want one. Want to build one. Need a kitchen big enough for one. You did a great job. Thanks for posting.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!" www.kevinmaywoodworks.com

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 11:44 AM

Cool project !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Robert

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 11:46 AM

Great project! Especially like the knife slots on the butcher block top.

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 11:49 AM

That is a butcher block

Very nice great dimensions

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 11-08-2012 01:49 PM

Very beautiful piece. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DouginVa

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#8 posted 11-08-2012 02:31 PM

Very nice piece. It’s difficult to see, but it looks like the legs are attached to the cabinet with screws. Is that correct?

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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Surfside

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#9 posted 11-08-2012 02:38 PM

That is a very striking craft!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Michael Wilson

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#10 posted 11-08-2012 02:40 PM

Very nice! That thing’s got to be a bear to move.

How’d you glue up the top? Layer by layer or did you do it in sections?

I’ve managed a few boards, but nothing of this scale.

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#11 posted 11-08-2012 05:46 PM

Very nice!

-- Jeff,

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Jonathan

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#12 posted 11-08-2012 06:09 PM

Wow, that is a beast! I like the walnut spacer you used on the top. It helps hide the knife slots and adds an interesting element.

-- 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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Raymond Thomas

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#13 posted 11-08-2012 06:48 PM

WOW – let’s see – my kitchen is too small for that and it’s definitely bigger than our breakfast nook so – I guess I’ll just have to remain at the drooling stage. Great work.

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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#14 posted 11-08-2012 06:54 PM

Very beautiful!!!!!!!!

-- Dimitrios Afidnes Greece

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#15 posted 11-08-2012 07:00 PM

how does one flatten a butcher block top? same way as a work bench or table top? did you use a router sled/jig?

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