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duc996

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12-26-2016 04:34 PM

Hi everyone, I want to share my cutting board project inspired my Spalm. When I first saw Spalm make the 3D cutting board I knew I wanted to give it a try. Much credit goes out to Spalm and his willingness to share his knowledge to the community. I really enjoyed the project and will make other versions in the future.

I had enough parts to make two boards. 13”x17”x2” thick and 15”x20”x2” thick. I added the straight grain walnut, maple, walnut border with 5mm dominoes to help with alignment. Does anyone see any issue with the straight grain border glued around the endgrain? Any inputs would be appreciated. Thanks.


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#1 posted 12-26-2016 07:48 PM

I predict the miters will open eventually.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 12-26-2016 10:03 PM

Thank you for your thoughts, if it does separate then it will be an easy fix and also a learning experience. Thanks.

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#3 posted 12-27-2016 01:31 AM

hopefully the miters fail before cracks form…looks good though.

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#4 posted 12-27-2016 02:23 AM

Nice looking cutting board. I see 2 possible failures, and both have already been mentioned.

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#5 posted 12-27-2016 02:34 AM

I think they look great…

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#6 posted 12-27-2016 02:35 AM

The boards look great – but I agree with others. I think if it were me, I’d go ahead and remove the edging before the issues occur.

You did a great job on the design – it looks fantastic.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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duc996

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#7 posted 12-27-2016 05:42 PM

Thank you for all the inputs, I will keep the border and wait to see if it separates. I’ve been doing a lot of reading and what I glued together is actually face grain to face grain that one of the face grain is rotated 90 degrees and not end grain to face grain as I stated. Time will tell, thanks.

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#8 posted 12-27-2016 07:07 PM

The boards look great!

But…

You should be aware of the Panel of Doom—- which is what you may be creating.

You might end up with this:

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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duc996

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#9 posted 12-27-2016 07:30 PM



The boards look great!

But…

You should be aware of the Panel of Doom—- which is what you may be creating.

You might end up with this:

- jerryminer

Thank you for the photo, I will make my next end grain cutting boards with end grain border trim to minimize the panel of doom.

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