|Project by Jim Jakosh||posted 07-22-2013 12:33 PM||2561 views||0 times favorited||20 comments|
I had been thinking of making a cutting board like this for a while. Then I received this box in the mail . It was full of 44 Mag cartridge casings from LJ Hillbilly shooter—Thank you so much, John!!
The next day I picked up my new Craftsman lathe in Illinois and I visited the counter top shop to see what they had in scrap Corian and the basket was overflowing!!. I only bought a few pieces and one was this white piece with a great swirl pattern in it. That was the material that went well with the brass shells from John. It has 5 shells faced to .200 long in each side and epoxied into the Corian.
The board is sanded to 800 and finished with paste wax.
The other small project was for an accessory outlet on my new lathe. I had one mounted on the back of the housing on the old one, but I didn’t want to take this brand new lathe apart and cut wires ,etc. so I put the outlet below it . I had already made two trips to Menards this weekend and did not want to go for just one box so I cut it out of a piece of maple which threads real well for mounting the receptacle.I painted it black to blend in with the frame.
The last shot shows it mounted on the top front corer of the lathe station.
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!