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Project by GeneR posted 12-15-2013 07:07 PM 639 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is just another cutting / cheese board made from figured African mahogany and Birdseye Maple. it is 11” x 11” and about5/8” thick.

I laminated the boards after cutting to length and running through the joiner. I used titebond 3 for its water resistance and clamped and glued it for several days while working on other projects.

When the glue dried I used a hand plane to flatten 1 side then I ran it through the planer to get it flat. I then used Loctite spray adhesive to glue a paper pattern to the board and cut it out on a scroll saw.

Then started a sanding marathon with all the nooks and cranny’s sanded to 320 grit. I then chamfered all the edges on the router table and finished with Howards butcher block conditioner.

I did this one for a friend to give his dad as a Christmas gift. I hope they both like it.

Enjoy.

PS. I know mahogany is a little soft but mostly I make these for display purposes not really for everyday use.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 08:42 PM

Great looking board

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 12-16-2013 05:39 PM

What state did you say you lived in? ;-) Nice cutting/cheese board.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 12-19-2013 03:59 PM

Looks great, like the wood combo and beautiful finish. Great job!

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