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Cutting Board (obligatory project :))

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Project by Joel Shappell posted 06-27-2013 01:13 AM 2244 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been laid up healing, so posting some pics. My most recent project is this cutting board. I saw the design previously made by multiple LJ members. Love how it came out. But even better is a community that encourages me to try new things and inspire. I have yet to put a finish on this board, but will be using a mineral spirit/beeswax combo when it gets here. Used Hard maple, walnut and Padauk. I believe Sinister is the original creator of this design and method. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/85744





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#1 posted 06-27-2013 01:15 AM

Really nice job!

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

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#2 posted 06-27-2013 01:46 AM

Very colorful also I like the thicker boarder on your rendition, over all a great cutting board please post a finish shot….BC

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#3 posted 06-27-2013 01:50 AM

Absolutely beautiful. That grain’s going pop like crazy when you apply your

mineral oil bees wax combo.

Heal quickly my friend.

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Mattfinisher

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#4 posted 06-27-2013 01:54 AM

Awesome board! Nice work!!

-- “Anyone who doesn’t think money is grown on trees hasn’t bought any lumber lately.” www.facebook.com/johnsonandsons72

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TurnTurnTurn

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#5 posted 06-27-2013 02:22 AM

It turned out great, really nice job!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#6 posted 06-27-2013 02:37 AM

Cool board- nice use of the wood.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 06-27-2013 02:58 AM

Looks awesome

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

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#8 posted 06-27-2013 03:03 AM

I really have to make one of these. This one is really nice.

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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#9 posted 06-27-2013 06:10 AM

Welcome to the Sinister club…membership is limited to those who have faced the challenge and made one of these rather sinister boards… well done… waiting for a pic with finish on…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#10 posted 06-27-2013 08:21 AM

Great work and what a beauty! Looks great…..

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

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#11 posted 06-27-2013 11:00 AM

Nice job!
The wood combination worked out nicely.

thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#12 posted 06-27-2013 02:27 PM

Good job.
Looks great, and will really pop when you do the oil.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jeff_in_KCMO

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#13 posted 06-27-2013 02:59 PM

First, I like the board. But what I am really commenting on is the clever title. “Obligatory” seems about right ;)

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#14 posted 06-27-2013 03:06 PM

Beautiful board no doubt about it! Just to confim you meant mineral oil and bees wax not spirits yes? Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Joel Shappell

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#15 posted 06-27-2013 07:03 PM

Spirits? Oil? Not sure which one it is until it arrives from leevalley Been taking a few spirits myself as I recover from surgery. It’s all good though

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