LumberJocks

My first and only for sometime LOL

  • Advertise with us
Project by handyman64 posted 262 days ago 2762 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i had to pick one of the hardest ones to start out with ,my old table saw and the rest of my tools are the happy home owner version . had to use a lot of what my old boss used to cal pixie dust [fine saw dust] LOL. the wood is red ceder, cherry, boat ark [horse apple] some people call it ,which sould have been called iron wood.all and all my wife loves it so i guess it turned out all right.





19 comments so far

View Roger Gaborski's profile

Roger Gaborski

144 posts in 2379 days


#1 posted 262 days ago

Great looking board – the colors work well together.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15613 posts in 1497 days


#2 posted 262 days ago

That looks real good. I can see why she liked it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View staryder's profile

staryder

148 posts in 670 days


#3 posted 262 days ago

Nice Job…. I have been wanting to build my first CB as well. I didn’t think about using Bois d’ arc but it looks really good with the grain and adds to the tumbling illusion very well. Thanks for the inspiration and Thanks for sharing!!!!

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

View Tag84's profile

Tag84

573 posts in 1287 days


#4 posted 262 days ago

wow very nice combination of woods, Unique 3d effect.

-- -Thomas -

View facecarver's profile

facecarver

154 posts in 306 days


#5 posted 262 days ago

Way Cool !!!

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

View handyman64's profile

handyman64

62 posts in 523 days


#6 posted 262 days ago

Bois d’ arc ,so that’s how you spell it .learn something new every day . LOL

View Everett1's profile

Everett1

208 posts in 1165 days


#7 posted 262 days ago

Nice

is Red Cedar safe to have food on though?

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

View 731's profile

731

35 posts in 274 days


#8 posted 262 days ago

I see these 3D cutting boards and love them… How do you glue them up though?

-- 731 - Just because it doesn't kill you, doesn't mean it didn't try to...

View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Monte Pittman

13770 posts in 969 days


#9 posted 262 days ago

Very eye catching. Good job.

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

View Greg D's profile

Greg D

199 posts in 582 days


#10 posted 262 days ago

Nice board!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

View Dark_Lightning's profile

Dark_Lightning

1692 posts in 1740 days


#11 posted 262 days ago

Very nice! I can’t make one like this, it’ll have to be “monocolor”- my wife has eye problems and would have trouble cutting things on it.

Everett1, I cook salmon on a white cedar plank on the grille. Keeps it nice and moist. I think that red cedar shouldn’t be a problem, especially if it is saturated with mineral oil. But I don’t have a definitive answer. However-

http://www.finewoodworking.com/how-to/article/food-safe-finishes.aspx

View lanwater's profile

lanwater

3076 posts in 1565 days


#12 posted 262 days ago

Nice board. The colors are interesting.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

View Bob A in NJ's profile

Bob A in NJ

1145 posts in 2630 days


#13 posted 262 days ago

Great looking board , well done, make some more!

-- Bob A in NJ

View deon's profile

deon

2171 posts in 1656 days


#14 posted 262 days ago

I am sure she loves it. Its fantastic

-- Dreaming patterns

View handyman64's profile

handyman64

62 posts in 523 days


#15 posted 261 days ago

Thank you everybody, i believe red ceder will be alright ,its all heart , and end grain and well oiled.as for gluing it up here is the link that i watched . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGcQVRZGzsY&feature=em-subs_digest-vrecs . but the answer is rubber bands.

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase