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My first cutting board.

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Project by firefighterontheside posted 03-11-2014 10:19 PM 735 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this with some mahogany scraps that I had. Not too difficult, but I have room for improvement. I’ll make some more like this before I attempt any end grain ones.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.





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boxcarmarty

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#1 posted 03-12-2014 11:05 AM

Nice pile of scraps Bill. You’re well on your way to a stack of cutting boards…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#2 posted 03-12-2014 11:43 AM

Looks good Bill- the routered channel looks top notch.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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firefighterontheside

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#3 posted 03-12-2014 11:50 AM

Thanks Sandra and Marty. You guys have already seen this over on stumpynubs, but I thought I would post it as a project.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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DIYaholic

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#4 posted 03-12-2014 12:28 PM

A very nice cutting board, indeed.
Yeah, I thought I had seen it before….

Are you trying to horn in on Jeff’s domain?
He’s the cutting board master….
So don’t you be going after his crown!!!
That would be soooooo wrong!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 03-12-2014 12:45 PM

Looks good, Bill. Nicely done.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#6 posted 03-12-2014 04:49 PM

Bill that’s a terrible looking board send it to me :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 03-12-2014 07:32 PM

Good looking board. They make great gifts.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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firefighterontheside

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#8 posted 03-12-2014 07:47 PM

Thanks Eddie, I think.
Jack, that’s what I was thinking. I think I’ll make them for the firefighters who work for me next Christmas.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#9 posted 03-13-2014 12:14 AM

Nice work Bill, really turned out great.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#10 posted 03-19-2014 02:07 PM

It looks great, like the wood combo and the grooves around it. Great job!

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