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Made this one with walnut, Cherry and locust??.

-- earthartandfoods.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 383 days ago

This is a beautiful pattern for a cutting board.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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mrjinx007

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#2 posted 383 days ago

Thanks helluvawreck. Love your tools.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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Dallas

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#3 posted 383 days ago

Way cool! I might have to try that one!
Favorited.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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jusfine

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#4 posted 383 days ago

Thanks for posting your project, I really like the look of it!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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maplerock

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#5 posted 382 days ago

Very nice! Could you make a Dutch Apple pie?

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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SteveW

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#6 posted 382 days ago

Wow, how’d he do that?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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jasoncarpentry

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#7 posted 382 days ago

Seriously, how’d you do it?? Could you post the step-by-step instructions?

-- Jim in Tennessee

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Wstein

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#9 posted 382 days ago

+1 on what Jasoncarpentry said. That is a interesting cutting board

-- I would offer moral support, but I have questionable morals - Me, 2005

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CalgaryGeoff

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#10 posted 382 days ago

Nicely executed build with this challenging pattern. Kudo’s to ya. I think there might be a few how to tutorials on the site for this style of board.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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scrollsaw

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#11 posted 382 days ago

WoW! you done a great job.

-- Todd

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amagineer

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#12 posted 382 days ago

I must say, we put together a perfectly aligned pattern. The choice of woods are spot on. I too just started using Locust and love the grain, but it tends to splinter.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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mrjinx007

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#13 posted 382 days ago

Hi and thanks for all the comments.
I couldn’t find a how to for this piece. Basically you need to cut your square and rectangular pieces as well as the trim(S). Some patterns use two different color trims. Make sure the wood is thick enough so the end result doesn’t turn out too thin. Dry assemble everything to make sure snug fit. I glued the trims to the long pieces of locus first before cutting them to size. This makes it a lot easier to assemble. Hope that helps. Joesbetterhalf, love your stuff on etsy. Amagineer, this was my first time experience with locust. It appear to be very pliable when in thin strips.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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Rob

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#14 posted 184 days ago

This is awesome…Quality quality work. What makes a piece stand out (to me at least) is one that makes me tilt my head and think “Ok, how the hell did he/she do that? I gotta try this”...and this is def that type of inspiring piece. Awesome job!

-- Rob, Middletown NJ

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mrjinx007

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#15 posted 184 days ago

Thanks Rob,
My third cutting board. First one was not worth saving, second one went to my daughter. It actually is pretty simple. Main thing I can suggest is to use a long stock of wood to glue the thin strips to and then cut them to size. The rest of them are just square pieces of walnut. There are some more of these posted in LJ that are much prettier than this.
Thanks again

-- earthartandfoods.com

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