new design that is 2-1/2 thick

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Project by indplswoodworking posted 07-22-2013 06:44 PM 1622 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Newely design cutting boards that are much thicker than the previous 1in version.

Indiana Cherry and Maple
African Rosewood
Purple Heart

Tons of glue and clamping.


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#1 posted 07-22-2013 06:48 PM

They measure 2-1/2 inches thick and I put an aggressive chamfer on the edge.


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#2 posted 07-22-2013 09:04 PM


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#3 posted 07-22-2013 09:37 PM

Not as heavy as you would think. I wanted to build something for the folks who love to spend time in the kitchen. If you ask them they want JUMBO! Most people that I spoke to about this during r&d said they want jumbo.


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#4 posted 07-22-2013 10:31 PM

Nice! Is adictive!

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

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#5 posted 07-23-2013 12:12 AM

Nice colors ! Too good to use.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#6 posted 07-23-2013 12:54 AM

Very nice, I recently finished 4 similar boards with matching bottle stoppers…...though mine are only about 1.25” thick. I much say, I really like the “heft” of yours, I might have to glue up another with thicker material.

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#7 posted 07-23-2013 03:48 PM

I recently made one that’s almost 2” thick and about 14×17. The only “problem” is that it is a bit heavy to carry over to the sink, etc, so I’ve been slightly thinning more recent boards.

Not a problem for me, but smaller, or elderly people might not feel comfortable doing so.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#8 posted 07-25-2013 02:40 PM

Looks great and like them thick. Yours have pretty colors and great finish. Well done!

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#9 posted 07-26-2013 03:49 AM

I think you’d enjoy end grain boards if you made just one. The designs possible far surpass what you can do with face grain.

-- --Dale Page

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