LumberJocks

Cutting Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by GerardoArg1 posted 09-25-2013 12:58 PM 987 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone.
Here a new design cutting board.
Previously attempt to end-grain, but the result was not very good as it use pine is softwood, and this led then by change of moisture from peeling. I did not think much wood would move but it is so. Until I get light colored hardwood will not attempt to repeat this form.
So I focus on a design that uses as much of hardwood, and only a few lines of softwood. I also focus on using grains “along”.
But the idea was to make something that catches attention by its shape and color, so giving probe angles.
The result left me satisfied. I think the image impacts the view and I hope that does not come off with time and use. Anyway cedar sides are reinforced with small dowels of 3 mm.
Is algarrobo, pine and cedar side.
Also here included a photograph of the system I use for the router as a planer. As simple as possible.
The center line I’m a little displaced, because it happened to me pressing harder when it is not completely perpendicular.
Anyway it is a gift so I do not imagine there will claim!
Thanks for looking! Accepted criticisms.

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





10 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15304 posts in 1937 days


#1 posted 09-25-2013 01:53 PM

Nice board, I was surprised you cut this by hand. Cool design

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Sergio's profile

Sergio

411 posts in 1441 days


#2 posted 09-25-2013 04:13 PM

very nice CB

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

View MonteCristo's profile

MonteCristo

2098 posts in 937 days


#3 posted 09-25-2013 05:03 PM

Nice design ! An ambitious project to take on without a bandsaw or powered spindle sander. But you did it ! Felicitaciones !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

View gwolfe1977's profile

gwolfe1977

227 posts in 559 days


#4 posted 09-25-2013 06:07 PM

Very nice board. I like the design and may have to try something similar to it. Great idea for using the router as a planer.

-- Gary,Nebraska

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3461 posts in 1156 days


#5 posted 09-25-2013 10:23 PM

Good work and like all the jigs and ways you make everything work out. I learned a lot just from these pics. Thanks and again, a very nice design and work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View CalgaryGeoff's profile

CalgaryGeoff

937 posts in 1230 days


#6 posted 09-26-2013 02:33 AM

Well you asked for it, I’m very impressed you made this board by hand. The design and colors work well together. Obviously precision is important. Keep at it.

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

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 924 days


#7 posted 09-27-2013 04:33 PM

Cool cutting board! Like the unique design and the pretty wood colors and grains. Well done!

View GerardoArg1's profile

GerardoArg1

688 posts in 742 days


#8 posted 09-27-2013 04:41 PM

Thank for comments people! Hope see your works soon.

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

View Paul_F's profile

Paul_F

67 posts in 1784 days


#9 posted 10-03-2013 02:32 AM

Interesting design – I love ‘borrowing’ interesting ideas.

-- Dust to more Dust - http://www.woodworkingplanes.org

View KOVA's profile

KOVA

1311 posts in 1127 days


#10 posted 10-22-2013 06:14 AM

HERMOSÍSIMA TABLA LOCO!!!!!!!!!
ME ENCANTA Y TE FELICITO ;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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