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Cutting boards 2012

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Project by Huds posted 208 days ago 419 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Christmas gifts for a few family members and friends. First time doing an end-grain board. Lots more work.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 208 days ago

Nice boards…care to share how you cut the grove into the board

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Huds

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#2 posted 208 days ago

Hi, Thanks! I did them quite a while ago, don’t have the setup up anymore, but I can try to explain it, it was pretty straight forward. I did the grooves on the router table with start and stop blocks and a cove bit. For the end grain board I had to hold it on edge. Had I to do that kind of groove again, I’d get a different bit so I could keep it flat on the table. The others in the face or lower edge of the boards were done with the boards flat on the table.

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 208 days ago

Thanks for the info. Might be able to use the plunge router with a template…have to try both ways

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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ChiefE

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#4 posted 208 days ago

nice, wife is after me to make some of these, I keep explaining that there are a couple of things keeping me from doing that right now; First it is -10 F outdoors, and no heat in my shed, and second, the blizzard that blew through a couple of months ago took down the power line to my shed, so there is no electricity to run my saws.

I think she is beginning to understand the problem, as when she ask again yesterday when I was going to make her that cutting board, I went out to my shed, grabbed my small table saw, and sat it up in her kitchen. When she hit the roof over how much sawdust I was generating, I explained again the problems, this time she understood.

I can only hope that she remembers the problems as I have explained them. Next week I will try to get the table saw back to my shed but right now the weatherman said a blizzard is coming our way. Oh well perhaps I can make her that cutting board this week….

Fantastic work, I envy your artistic endeavor.

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Surfside

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#5 posted 207 days ago

Just plain awesome cutting boards. The pattern looks nice. Well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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prez

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#6 posted 207 days ago

Yep, well done sir…....well done!

prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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