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Forum topic by Loren posted 05-29-2012 08:39 PM 927 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Loren

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05-29-2012 08:39 PM

I used to be in an area where a local lumber dealer had “blank”
cutting boards in stock for slide-out kitchen applications.

Of course I can make them but it’s a lot of labor for something
that’s a common product and probably benefits from
a controlled industrial process in terms of consistency
anyway.

Where do you buy them from?


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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 05-29-2012 10:50 PM

You might try a kitchen cabinet place, but I think you can make one as good or better than you can buy for a lot less money. HTH.

-- Art

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#2 posted 05-31-2012 02:31 AM

The Chair Shop 830 Cantrell Circle, Gatlinburg (865)436-7413.

Randy Ogle is someone we’d all weep to have here on Lumberjocks. 4rth generation woodworker in the Gatlinburg area. Beautiful stuff. He makes cutting boards, lots of them a couple times a year. Give him a ring and he may be able to help you out.

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#3 posted 05-31-2012 02:43 AM

when I need a pull out cutting board I use maple. Takes I guess 30 minutes or so.

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#4 posted 05-31-2012 01:49 PM

Here’s one source, Loren. Pretty dramatic!

Ever wondered about an HDPE board? These folks might have some ideas.

Let us know, please, where you end up. I understand your question exactly; having a box there of 24×24 blanks when you need one is the way to go.

E B Bradley’s site is under construction; I couldn’t find any at Hafele but there are some at Louis & co. Alder, maple and (ahem!) oak. They also show a door mount stowage for cutting boards. That seems like a better overall solution than cutting into the top rail of a face frame.

Kindly,

Lee

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#5 posted 05-31-2012 03:22 PM

Boos cutting boards are by far the best I have used. If they make a size that fits your needs and your budget I would use them. We normally order them from here: Boos Cutting Boards

-- Mark - Pueblo, Colorado

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