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Project by scuppasteve posted 2238 days ago 1700 views 7 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok this is basically my first decent project without any real instructions. There are a few probs but i feel it turned out well. The table saw fence and splitter i was using wasn’t setup exact and ended up with some non perfect cuts. But overall its for my dads birthday and i think he will like it. Sanded to 220grit with my sweet new Festool RO 150 FEQ and CT22 and finished with 4 coats of General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish.
Yes i did get the idea off Sawmillcreek but i didnt use the instructions it had and mine is a little different.
So thanks to everyone here and over at Sawmillcreek.





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trifern

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#1 posted 2238 days ago

Very nice design. I love the vignetted wood. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Brent Livingwell

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#2 posted 2238 days ago

Nice piece, I will build one sometime soon. Are there really any perfect cuts?

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is not...do it again.

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Woodhacker

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#3 posted 2237 days ago

Scuppasteve – this challenges my eyes and reminds me that I need bifocals!....But that pattern is sweeeet! Too cool.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2237 days ago

Wow! My hat is off to your patience! Dad will love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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brianinpa

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#5 posted 2237 days ago

Something tells me the glue up was a challenge. Very nice.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#6 posted 2237 days ago

I’ve been wanting to do a similar board myself , but haven’t had the time….thanks for the inspiration and I’m sure your Dad will appreciate it no matter how many cosmetic challenges it might have . Great job if this is your first time….Do you own a jointer or a router table ? You could have cleaned up those edges with either one : ) Have a great day and Happy Birthday to your Dad !

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2237 days ago

love this one

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Bradford

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#8 posted 2237 days ago

That’s nice. I’m sure he will love it.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 2237 days ago

Hi Steve;

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

This is a great lookig cutting board.

Very nicely done.

Lee

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Callum Kendall

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#10 posted 2237 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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scottb

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#11 posted 2237 days ago

Cool!

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TedM

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#12 posted 2236 days ago

ditto – Cool!

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 2236 days ago

what a wonderful design! Must have made your brain smoke a little figuring it all out. LOVE IT

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Taigert

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#14 posted 2236 days ago

Steve,

That is on intense cutting board.

I know your Dad will treasure it.

It shows that you really put a lot of thought into this project.

Great Job!!!!!!!!

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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Karson

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#15 posted 2236 days ago

Great looking cutting board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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