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Forum topic by topherstrux posted 09-20-2011 12:38 AM 665 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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topherstrux

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09-20-2011 12:38 AM

So I am gonna venture into making some cutting boards for christmas this year and am gonna use the woodwhisperer’s design. About how many BF of each do you think I should purchase? I am making three. Final dimensions will be 12×18. Im thinking about 1.5 bf/species/cutting board. Am I totally off? Thanks for the info.


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#1 posted 09-20-2011 01:14 AM

According to Bell Forest Products, if you buy their “kit” for the WW cutting board, you’ll get 5.3 BF total.

Bell Forest Products WW Cutting Board Package

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#2 posted 09-20-2011 01:14 AM

12” x 18” = 1.5 sf @ 1” thick = 1.5 bf. Yep it does.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#3 posted 09-20-2011 01:48 AM

You will need extra to account for jointing, planing, snipe, ripping, kerf loss, knots and things like that. I would guess 2+ bf per board. Better too much than too little.

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#4 posted 09-20-2011 03:07 PM

This might help. The cutting board designer will let you play around with different designs.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/11372

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