Class of 1978 reunion gift

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Project by Arcola60 posted 282 days ago 658 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this end grain cutting board for a door prize for my 35th high school class reunion. The six types of hardwood used are: Black Walnut, European Beach, Purple Heart, Red Cumaru, Sapele, and White Oak. I was
under the gun to finish it on time. It happened with a few hours to spare. I used my newly fabricated V-Drum
sander. Wow, it really works well on end grain. I still have to fabricate a guard for the drive belt. I will post some pics when it is finished. The reunion was very fun. The board turned out well, and the winner was very appreciative. I want to thank everyone who has shared their creations on this site. It has been very helpful, and
enjoyable for me.

Ellery Becnel

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#1 posted 282 days ago

Sorry about the pictures being upside down.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 282 days ago

Very nicely done. I am sure they will enjoy it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 282 days ago

That Is a beautiful boars. It will highly prized by the winner!!

Very well done!!...................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 275 days ago

Beautiful board! Like the mix of wood colors and great finish. Well done!

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