"Drunken" end-grain cutting board

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Project by Derakon posted 12-25-2012 03:27 AM 6770 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After reading poroskywood's cutting board guide, I decided I had to make my own. What better way to get to know my new bandsaw, after all? But having already made and given away several end-grain cutting boards, I couldn’t convince myself to make a non-end-grain board…so I made my own endgrain planks in maple and sapele, planed them down to smoothness, glued them together to make ~14”x14” boards, stacked and cut them, glued together again, etc…

There’s a lot of glue in the final project! And I think my thickness planer doesn’t like me very much any more. Oh well.

Maple and sapele, finished with salad bowl finish.

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 03:35 AM

Whoa, end grain drunken boards. Well player sir.

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 04:00 AM

Whoa. You couldn’t have been too drunk to put those together. Tricky. And nicely done.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 06:50 AM

super work,looks great.

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#4 posted 12-25-2012 06:17 PM

Now that’s a challenge …Endgrain and drunk besides !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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