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Project by je_superfly posted 211 days ago 1536 views 12 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another FWW cutting board I’ve made for my in-laws for Christmas. This time the design was my own, however the process is still straight from the Scotty Lewis board. The strips are cherry/maple and walnut set into edge grain maple. I gathered some of the curly plane shavings to be a bow when I give it to them.

As always thanks for looking… and you stay classy San Diego!

-- -James, Sumerville SC





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harriw

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#1 posted 211 days ago

Wow – that’s fantastic. LOL I bet it takes a lot of guts to slice into that nice maple board to add the strips :) But it was definitely worth it.

-- Bill - Western NY

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majuvla

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#2 posted 211 days ago

Amaizing boards outthere you make,beautiful lines!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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deon

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#3 posted 211 days ago

Very cool boards

-- Dreaming patterns

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 211 days ago

Wow, I sure would have loved to be in your shop when you made those

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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becikeja

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#5 posted 210 days ago

Sharp- Like the design

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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sras

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#6 posted 210 days ago

Nice design – I like the way the curves intersect.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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grumpy749

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#7 posted 210 days ago

James, This board is truly beautiful. There is no better gift to give than something made by yourself. When you do that you are giving part of yourself. Now one observation and I’m sure you have thought of this, when you added strips you crossed the grain somewhat. what do you think of wood expansion and do you think it will have an affect. Looking at the fww design they mostly followed the grain. That took lots of courage and confidence to use this design. Outstanding.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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ttarr564

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#8 posted 210 days ago

Nice Job. Those long sweeping curves require a steady hand on the band saw. The thick laminated stripes are great.

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Andrew

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#9 posted 210 days ago

How do you make boards like this? Do you just cut on the BS then glue back together with laminated strips? I’d imagine those rough BS edges make it tough to glue back up…

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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BentheViking

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#10 posted 210 days ago

well i couldn’t do that

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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RKassen

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#11 posted 208 days ago

A great looking box! were the bows done with steam bending? Though, my favorite part would have to be the Ron Burgundy reference. Classic MacGruber!

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DaleHunt

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#12 posted 178 days ago

What is FWW?

-- Dale

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cdaniels

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#13 posted 62 days ago

fine wood working i believe. finewoodworking.com

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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