Basket Weave cutting board

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Project by Seymoreknots posted 11-17-2013 07:17 PM 3033 views 22 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve joined the cutting board group. Board is made from Purpleheart, Hard Maple, and Walnut. Size approx. 12” x 18”. The hardest part of the project was the glue up. I had to apply the glue to each individually piece. My saving grace was the glue up jig that I made. 2 X 4’s cut in half screwed at 90 onto an old counter top. I also made stand/feet out of Walnut with a gloss finish to display the board. Board was finished with “General Finishes” salad bowl finish with 3 coats on the bottom 4 on the top. My inspiration came from fellow Lumberjocks Tony and Dan.

1) Finshed project
2) Side shot with routed finger grove
3) Stand/feet
4) Purpleheart stock
5) Walnut, maple strips and purpleheart stock
6) Glue up with jig

It was a fun project to make. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 07:32 PM

That is one scarey glue up. Nice looking board.

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#2 posted 11-17-2013 08:24 PM

Stunning board – you should be very proud of this one!

Did you think about, or actually use long setting glue for this one? Seems like the perfect application (excuse the pun)........


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#3 posted 11-17-2013 09:02 PM

Nice choice of woods. It is amazing the change in colors after the finish was applied!

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#4 posted 11-17-2013 09:07 PM

beautiful board love the stand you made.

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#5 posted 11-17-2013 09:13 PM

Great work!

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 09:39 PM


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#7 posted 11-17-2013 10:08 PM

a beauty!

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#8 posted 11-18-2013 01:02 AM

Great looking board
I love the perfect cube photo. What blade are you using to cut them with ?

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#9 posted 11-18-2013 02:51 AM

Love it. Nice job.

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#10 posted 11-18-2013 04:22 AM

What a great looking board. Beautiful wood combination.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#11 posted 11-18-2013 05:05 AM

Well done…...that’s a beauty!

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#12 posted 11-18-2013 08:23 AM

Gotta love Purpleheart.
Great board…...................

-- mike...............

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#13 posted 11-18-2013 06:07 PM

Those two colours look great,nice board

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#14 posted 11-18-2013 08:46 PM

Very impressive!

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#15 posted 11-19-2013 01:51 AM

Great looking board .Great choice of woods.

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