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Happy Holidays All,
Time to get rid of some scrap lumber in the basement. Put the circles in with forstner bits and large plug cutters.
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#1 posted 12-13-2012 12:29 AM
The circles are a really cool enhancement. Can’t say I’ve seen that before…
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#2 posted 12-13-2012 12:36 AM
Are all those circles inlays?
#3 posted 12-13-2012 01:12 AM
Inlays? I’ve always thought of inlays as tedious and very small pieces. But I suppose they’ve been in-laid. I use a forstner bit that matches the same size as the plug cutter and they fit beautifully, too easy….
I purchased the plug cutters from:http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/index.aspxThey have top notch plug cutters.
Thanks for your comments/questions,Mikee
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#4 posted 12-13-2012 02:46 AM
Slick. I like the circles too, nice unusual touch. Makes these cutting boards quite unique.
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#5 posted 12-13-2012 06:18 AM
I agree with the circles. very cool. Nice looking boards.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#6 posted 12-13-2012 01:34 PM
really cool circles, nice idea. What kind of finish did you use?
#7 posted 12-13-2012 05:22 PM
Because they’re cutting boards, I always use Mineral Oil. It’s hard to find at the grocery store, I had to ask and they said it’s by the alcohol (rubbing not drinking), which it was, on the very bottom shelf. It really brings out the colors and won’t get rancid. I apply one heavy coating of the oil and come back in a half hour and wipe them well with paper towels.
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#8 posted 12-17-2012 12:58 AM
Nice enhancement. Nice boards.
-- Ben in Va
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#9 posted 11-09-2014 01:47 AM
Go to the drug store to get mineral oil, always in stock there.
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