A Pair of Fathersday Boards

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Project by Jacob posted 06-19-2013 02:09 PM 1243 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Set of boards made for fathers-day gifts, one sold to friends locally and one for my father.
Maple, walnut and cherry.
Built boxes for them, I have been kicking around that idea for a while. Boxes are pine with luan board.
Boards wrapped in butchers paper to prevent oil and wax leech into box. Rolled up non-slip pad into each box


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#1 posted 06-19-2013 02:31 PM

Excelent! Nice job and good idea. Congratulations.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 02:56 PM

cutting board classic, but the box, million dollar idea !!!

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#3 posted 06-19-2013 04:04 PM

Well done… Nice shape and color. ,,,,, Like the handle, that has a great look to it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 08:41 PM

Really like the handle idea nice job!!!

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#5 posted 06-20-2013 02:58 AM

NIce cutting boards and great ide about the box…welldone.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 06-20-2013 05:32 AM

Great job with the routing. Not always easy to do…......................

-- mike...............

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#7 posted 06-20-2013 11:50 AM

Yeah, I drifted way off course on my first try at routing the groove. I owe the save to my new drum sander, a few passes and I was back in business with minimal loss of material.

I used an inner template that I secured with spray adhesive and weighted down for a while. Had no issues with it moving while routing and didn’t have to worry about clamping.


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#8 posted 06-20-2013 11:53 AM

Very great builds. The handle template idea is first for me. Looks very neat, like the style of the handles.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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