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Project by Bob posted 143 days ago 751 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wood chopping cart made out of Walnut, Maple and Canary wood.

-- Bob, Portland





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Thewoodman2000

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#1 posted 143 days ago

That sure has some great color!!! Looks like you will get many generations of use out of it.
How thick is the top? Butcher block finish?
Thanks for sharing!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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mmh

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#2 posted 143 days ago

Quite a beauty and very sturdy looking. I would love one for my kitchen!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Bob

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#3 posted 143 days ago

The top in 4 3/4” thick and I used beeswax to polish it. I really enjoyed making this project.

-- Bob, Portland

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Greg D

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#4 posted 143 days ago

Beautiful work!

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

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 142 days ago

Very nice chopping block Bob it looks great and you have done an excellent job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Vagabondwheeler

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#6 posted 142 days ago

Outstanding work.

-- KDW

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ElmoSr

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#7 posted 141 days ago

I really like this block, great job

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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Sparkyy

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#8 posted 140 days ago

I have a client who wants me to make a 5 foot square butcher block. 4 inch thick. I’ve done end grain cutting boards, but nothing that thick. Any suggestions?

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Bob

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#9 posted 140 days ago

Sparkyy-I ran into a challenge when glueing the boards. The glue dried so fast I had to get the lines and boards lined up right the first time. By the time I got to the end, the first boards were almost dry (mallet work needed)I would suggest looking at making 4 or 5 separate sections. Sand them and then glueing them all together at the end. Get a friend to help with the glue.

Good luck, sounds fun!

-- Bob, Portland

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Net55

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#10 posted 139 days ago

Now that’s a serious block, great work.

-- Bill, SW Florida

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 135 days ago

That’s one beautiful and solid build. The wood combo is really attractive with great finish. Great work!

—www.sawblade.com

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