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Round Argyle Cutting Board

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Project by JoesBetterHalf posted 02-21-2014 03:38 AM 1430 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earlier this week, I was itching to make something, and I had an idea in my head for a round argyle cutting board… the problem: I was too lazy to mill any lumber. We have a pretty large scrap pile, so I went digging. I found a few smaller pieces of cherry, a 2” x 12” piece of bubinga, and some random scraps of walnut.

The squares are 2 1/2 inches. I cut 8 cherry and 8 walnut. Then two 1/4 inch strips of bubinga. I assembled this in the same manner as my rectangle boards (except fewer squares). I made sure the really pretty figured walnut would be featured in the center and that all wood grain would run in the same direction so I could plane it after clamping.

Planed. Circle cut. Hole Drilled. Sanded to 320. Oiled. Waxed. Hooray!!

Looks pretty good for wood that was destined for the fireplace.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts





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sandhill

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#1 posted 02-21-2014 04:09 AM

Very cool, They would look good hanging in some ones kitchen.

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 04:48 AM

i assume this was square when it was first put together, then you marked it corner to corner for cutting in a circle. am i right?? the pattern is fascinating. very well done

-- wiser1934, new york

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#3 posted 02-21-2014 05:29 AM

Very nice. The wood combo is great.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 02-21-2014 08:52 AM

Nice design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 02-21-2014 11:22 AM

Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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JoesBetterHalf

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#6 posted 02-21-2014 11:49 AM

Yes, it was square. I drew the circle with a compass and cut it on the bandsaw.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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jroot

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#7 posted 02-21-2014 01:38 PM

Very nice. Love the Argyle.

-- jroot

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#8 posted 02-21-2014 02:08 PM

That is an awesome build! The moment I saw it on the project page I expected it to be your project. You have such high standards and style.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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LJackson

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#9 posted 02-21-2014 05:23 PM

ARRRrrrgyle, and shiver me timbers.

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#10 posted 02-21-2014 07:24 PM

Argyll has nothing to do with shiver me timbers sorry Argyll or Argyle where I live, both spellings are acceptable incidently, is very much Scottish and shiver me timbers is very much English LOL true.
Hopefully we will soon be free of westminster’s london parliaments rule over us and able to make our own choices in life.LOL sorry just couldn’t resist that.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 02-22-2014 05:05 AM

This is cool…..I get it…....not always in the mood to mill all that wood….the scrap bin is full of cool stuff…...good one…

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#12 posted 02-27-2014 02:53 PM

Awesome pattern and attractive wood combo. That’s a fantastic cutting board. Great work!

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