Cutting Board

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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 330 days ago 919 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)

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#1 posted 330 days ago

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

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

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#2 posted 330 days ago

very nice CB

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#3 posted 330 days ago

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""

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#4 posted 330 days ago

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

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#5 posted 330 days ago

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!

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#6 posted 330 days ago

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.

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#7 posted 328 days ago

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

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#8 posted 328 days ago

Thank for comments people! Hope see your works soon.

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

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#9 posted 323 days ago

Interesting design – I love ‘borrowing’ interesting ideas.

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