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First cutting board, first inlay, and first wood project

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First cutting board, first inlay, and first wood project
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Used this cutting board to learn how to use the tools and build something useful. This was my practice project before undertaking the monster dinning room table.

-- Holy crap I need a lot of help, but I am loving the journey!





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deon

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#1 posted 232 days ago

looks good for a first try

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degoose

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#2 posted 231 days ago

A very subtle end grain weave…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Nazair

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#3 posted 231 days ago

Very interesting, how do you achieve the faded edges around the darker center in the blocks?

-- Naz

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tri4funnow

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#4 posted 231 days ago

Naz,
The faded edges were a characteristic of the wood. The showed up more when it soaked up the mineral oil.

Degoose,
I didn’t notice the weave…cool…just the luck of alternating the grain.

Biggest challenge in the process was getting a straight cut. Edges touched but I would have about 1mm in the center. I couldn’t figure out why that was happening. Any ideas?

-- Holy crap I need a lot of help, but I am loving the journey!

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lanwater

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#5 posted 231 days ago

I though it was a weave board at first.
nice!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 231 days ago

Nice looking board

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