15 Minute Cutting Boards

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We were short a couple presents for a Christmas gift exchange so I went rummaging through the cut off bin and found a few pieces of walnut and cherry to use. I also had about a 5’ chunk of bird’s eye maple that mistakenly ended up in an order of curly maple, so decided to throw it in. 5 minutes at the table saw, 5 minutes at the planer and 5 minutes for gluing and I ended up with these. I am pretty happy w/ how they turned out.

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#1 posted 621 days ago

They look quite nice for a hack job! Get it, cut = hack! You cut the wood, then cut on the board! Lol.

No really, they will certainly be treasured and used with great pleasure!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 621 days ago

Well done 15 min huh? You must teach us how they come out of the planer all sanded and finished. LOL This would save me so much time! Nice gifts.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 621 days ago

Nice looking boards

-- 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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#4 posted 621 days ago

No sanding Ken, and just a quick coat of oil. I guess I did forget the edge routing, so maybe 20 minutes.

The picture is a bit deceiving…there is a tiny bit of planer snipe that is visible, but I covered that up in the picture!

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#5 posted 621 days ago

Quick but cool

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 621 days ago

Sometimes the wood just speaks for itself and doesn’t need hours of labor to be special. I am sure these cutting boards will be cherished!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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