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Another batch of End Grain Boards........

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Project by JL7 posted 05-05-2013 07:31 PM 3354 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When bored, just build some boards…..The four posted above are mostly from shorts laying around…..just keep gluing stuff together and see what you get. No planning here and it shows…..

Maple, Cherry, Walnut, Yellowheart, Purpleheart, Padauk, Ipe and probably a few I forgot. Mineral oil finish.

Also a couple of hard maple boards from old gym floor…...you can’t go wrong with the maple…

Thanks for looking…..

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA





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Dallas

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#1 posted 05-05-2013 07:43 PM

Wow! those are wayyyyy cool.
I collect all my shorts in old beer boxes and eventually glue them together until it looks right, then call it a cutting board.
Some come out really strange, some don’t work at all.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 05-05-2013 08:37 PM

I like the beveled edge and handle inclusion!!!
Anxiously awaiting the arrival of “The Chef’s” board….

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

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#3 posted 05-05-2013 08:42 PM

Good stuff. Like the logo.

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#4 posted 05-05-2013 09:14 PM

I like!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#5 posted 05-05-2013 09:36 PM

Nice work, Jeff!

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#6 posted 05-05-2013 09:52 PM

Not a scrap wasted. Jeff you are the only guy I know that labels his scrap bins by the type of wood.
Jeff there are wonderful. Keep em coming.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#7 posted 05-05-2013 10:00 PM

Thanks folks…..appreciate it!

Yes Randy – the details for the Chefs board are being worked out…......appreciate the help!

Yes Dave…..we all have our little quirks…..the rest of the house is a disaster, but I do like to keep the shop organized….I’m sure there a word or two that describes this condition…. :^)

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#8 posted 05-05-2013 10:41 PM

Really nice collection of boards. Love the bevel design. Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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#9 posted 05-06-2013 12:03 AM

Holy Moly…. You’ve been gluin n cuttin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 05-06-2013 12:13 AM

Looking good Jeff! That should have lowered your scrap inventory a bit…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 12:23 AM

Very nice job.

Lee

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#12 posted 05-06-2013 01:16 AM

great looking boards Jeff ,sander been getting a workout , love the JL 2013 trade stamp carved on it too,those should last a life time if taken care of oiled every now and then,. may be good to have it passed on to the new owner instructions when they get em, i had one for a long time and never put oiled on it didnt know till i looked into makeing em

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 05-06-2013 01:23 AM

Wow..Tons of work..very nice..

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#14 posted 05-06-2013 01:53 AM

Hey Jeff, you gone crazy?
That is an incredible bunch of work. Well done Sir.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 05-06-2013 04:20 AM

Good looking batch of boards … board to the end?

The last bread board(s) I made were when I was in high school in the Junior Achievement program which was challenging and fun! The fun part was making a product; the challenging part was figuring out work around for a broken band saw (multiple TS passes and belt sander). The work there got me a scholarship for junior college!

Thank for showing us your project … how may have you made?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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