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Maple plywood and solid cutting board

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-04-2013 06:19 PM 1578 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have an order for a cutting board of my design so I thought why not try the maple plywood. It has food safe glue and I use it for everything else. I added in some strips of walnut and solid maple on the ends. It has curved ends and hand hold reliefs on the bottom side. The ends are doweled and glued on.

It is 1” x 8” x 13.5”. I was not thinking…......it is a little too long for the golden rectangle.

It is finished with Behandla salad bowl finish.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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stefang

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#1 posted 05-04-2013 06:41 PM

Your cutting board looks very nice Jim. Modern and stylish. More the kind of style my wife likes. She can’t take the patterned ones, she says they drive her nuts.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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AJswoodshop

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#2 posted 05-04-2013 06:44 PM

Looks very nice! Awesome job!

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 05-04-2013 07:14 PM

Jim great board
The rules are for those who cant judge for themselves
You have the scale to enhance the look I think your eye does a far better job
I really like plywood and I’m sculpting a seat top with it.
I think you have shown me a better looking way around my seat design, I’ll keep
you posted on that one Jim and you can let me know what you think.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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majuvla

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#4 posted 05-04-2013 07:59 PM

It’s beautiful. Excellent idea with playwood.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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grizzman

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 08:07 PM

really looks cool jim, im always amazed at how well plywood has done for project, and you have done a great job here..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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wiswood2

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#6 posted 05-04-2013 10:51 PM

very nice.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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peteg

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#7 posted 05-04-2013 11:58 PM

That’ll get the job done Jim, bet you have a happy customer with that one Like the detail for the handles
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 05-05-2013 12:13 AM

Great job on this sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 05-05-2013 01:09 AM

Nice job Jim

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 05-05-2013 02:51 AM

Again you have amazed us with another plywood project. Great job. It must take many coats of salad finish to complete it.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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BusterB

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#11 posted 05-05-2013 03:16 AM

Another super project Jim…..Nice

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Bob Collins

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#12 posted 05-05-2013 10:54 AM

Your doing great work with the plywood Jim, real nice cutting board.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Roger

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#13 posted 05-05-2013 11:42 AM

Nice cuttin board Jim.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 05-05-2013 11:08 PM

Great looking board Jim

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 05-06-2013 03:05 AM

Very COOL Project & Idea…

COOL job!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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