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Project by Seymoreknots posted 157 days ago 1658 views 17 times favorited 19 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.

Photos:
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

http://lumberjocks.com/Tikka/blog/1878
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/2446

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





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#1 posted 157 days ago

That is one scarey glue up. Nice looking board.

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#2 posted 157 days ago

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)........

-bob

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#3 posted 157 days ago

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

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#4 posted 157 days ago

beautiful board love the stand you made.

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#5 posted 157 days ago

Great work!

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#6 posted 157 days ago

Beautiful

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#7 posted 157 days ago

a beauty!

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#8 posted 157 days ago

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

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#9 posted 157 days ago

Love it. Nice job.

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#10 posted 157 days ago

What a great looking board. Beautiful wood combination.

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#11 posted 157 days ago

Well done…...that’s a beauty!

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#12 posted 156 days ago

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

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#13 posted 156 days ago

Those two colours look great,nice board

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#14 posted 156 days ago

Very impressive!

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#15 posted 156 days ago

Great looking board .Great choice of woods.

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