LumberJocks

Custom Cutting Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by bamaboy posted 07-09-2013 01:15 AM 3399 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These cutting boards were fashioned after I watched videos and read articles from Scott Lewis in FineWoodworking June 2013, and Lumberjoe in LumberJocks. Thanks for all the help.
The first two photos are from the larger board 11.5×17 and the last two are from one slight smaller 10×14.
Both boards are made from curley maple, american walnut with inserts of paduka, yellow wood and purple heart of different thickness. Butcher Block finish that is wiped on several times.
Very time consuming project but final out come was worth it. I just hate cutting a project in half on three different cuts and hoping it all fits back together in the same lines.





10 comments so far

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3014 posts in 573 days


#1 posted 07-09-2013 05:03 AM

Very nice cutting board…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

View lumberjoe's profile

lumberjoe

2847 posts in 997 days


#2 posted 07-09-2013 12:29 PM

Really nice! I agree this process does take a while the first few times, but it gets a lot easier. The only part that makes me nervous every time is the bandsawing

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

View Roger's profile

Roger

15319 posts in 1553 days


#3 posted 07-09-2013 12:53 PM

This is one of thee nicest boards I’ve seen. Very nicely done

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

View Mike's profile

Mike

139 posts in 790 days


#4 posted 07-09-2013 02:57 PM

Sweet looking boards! Nice clean work! It takes a lot of patience to tackle this design. But as you can see, It’s well worth it in the end!

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3923 posts in 1616 days


#5 posted 07-09-2013 04:07 PM

Excellent!Very unique pattern.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Burgels's profile

Burgels

116 posts in 560 days


#6 posted 07-09-2013 05:06 PM

How in the world did you do those curving lines? I’m guessing you cut it on a band saw and inlaid the strips and then reglued? Did you have to steam the strips to make them pliable?

View Marpintero's profile

Marpintero

193 posts in 2036 days


#7 posted 07-10-2013 12:50 AM

Burgels, this is the video of the original cutting board
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR9_CjQYZj4

Great job bamaboy! I love it!

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

View SteveGaskins's profile

SteveGaskins

317 posts in 1336 days


#8 posted 07-10-2013 02:25 AM

Nice boards. Since seeing the video on FWW, this board has been on my bucket list. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 924 days


#9 posted 07-11-2013 04:33 PM

Awesome cutting board! Great design and wood colors, the inlays make great accents. Excellent work!

—www.sawblade.com

View bamaboy's profile

bamaboy

26 posts in 2153 days


#10 posted 07-11-2013 05:22 PM

Burgels…. thanks for looking at my project. I strong advise anyone trying to construct one of these boards to watch the video http.//ww.youtube.com/watch?v=IR9_CjQYZj4 I watched it several times.
The curved boards were cut on my tablesaw 1/32and 1/16 in thickness, glued on both side to help the sliding board to bend in the frame work..

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase