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Project by lumberjoe posted 406 days ago 1186 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple, cherry, some really dark walnut, and purple heart. Being able to face joint now has saved me a lot of hassle with glue ups. This was just sanded to remove the glue squeeze out (I really need to go easier with the glue), no router planing required. I used a 1/2” round over on every edge (even the corners). No real thought was put into the pattern, I just worked with the stuff that was already cut up, but it came out cool

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TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 406 days ago

Great board!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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indgreg

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#2 posted 406 days ago

very sharp love the colors. just learning how to do cutting boards what do u mean by face joint?

-- greg indiana

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lumberjoe

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#3 posted 406 days ago

Jointing (on a jointer) the faces of the boards before planing so they are really flat. I used to just carefully plane the pieces but always ended up with one or two strips that had a tiny twist or cup. It clamped out with some pressure, but that extra pressure caused the glue up to shift a bit as well.

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 406 days ago

Very nice looking board , Joe : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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indgreg

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#5 posted 406 days ago

thanks just never heard it worded like that. ive got a surface planner but dont have a joiner been pricing them but not in the budget yet

-- greg indiana

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lumberjoe

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#6 posted 406 days ago

If you only make small stuff, check out my reviews. The little craftsman one is nice, but you are limited to about 30” long and 4” wide. I joint larger boards by hand, but it’s just too much effort for simple cutting boards.

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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indgreg

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#7 posted 406 days ago

thanks work close to sears will go look at it. Also going to check into one of those tapes never seen one like that . the numbers on bottom would b really handy .

-- greg indiana

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MarkTheFiddler

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#8 posted 406 days ago

Outstanding board Joe. A real treasure. Looks like a master made it. And of course, if the shoe fits.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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nwbusa

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#9 posted 406 days ago

That’s a cool pattern. Nicely done.

-- John, BC, Canada

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Lanaug

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#10 posted 405 days ago

looks great, nice combos of wood. What kind of finish did you use?

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lumberjoe

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#11 posted 405 days ago

It got soaked in mineral oil, then a few coats of a heated mineral oil/wax mix

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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Don W

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#12 posted 405 days ago

No real thought was put into the pattern

Its good when it becomes instinct.

Nice work.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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BigMig

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#13 posted 405 days ago

It is a great board. By “face jointing” do you mean that you run the end grain on your jointer?

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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lumberjoe

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#14 posted 405 days ago

NO!!!. I wouldn’t be able to see or type right now if I did that. I mean during rough stock prep. (something most people do anyway)

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 405 days ago

Very nice.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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