Cuttingboard with Handle

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Project by DarrylJN posted 595 days ago 780 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished another cutting board that I gave as a Christmas present for some good friends of mine. This board is made from Mahogany, Maple, and Walnut and is about 15” x 11” x 1-1/4”. I treated this with 7 coats of General Finishes Salad Bowl Finishing Mix and sanding with #0000 steel wool in between. I am still saving up for the band saw I want so I basically cut this out with a jigsaw and shaped it with my floor-standing belt sander/handheld belt sander.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#1 posted 595 days ago

Very cool and unique cutting board.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 594 days ago

I’d say you did a very good job on this beauty.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 594 days ago

Nice work on this cutting board Darryl. Way to use the tools you’ve got as well. You’ll love the bandsaw, once you get it. It’ll make these types of projects and cuts easier.

-- 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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#4 posted 594 days ago

Thanks! Yeah, I will be purchasing one really soon. I like the 17inch Rikon so that is most likely the one I will get.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#5 posted 594 days ago

Sweet ! I’d also be gunning for a spindle sander to fair the concave parts. That’s gotta be a bit of a trick with a belt sander !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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-- "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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#7 posted 594 days ago

Gorgeous! Love the colors!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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