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RVroman

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641 days ago

Hi All,

I have a client who wants a cutting board like the one below. The dimensions they have requested are 9×13 x 1 1/4. It just so happens the walnut scrap I have left over from the one below is 13”, but it is 1 3/4” thick.

My thought, to avoid planer snipe, is to make the maple sides about 17” long so the overhang will be subject to the snipe, and can then be trimmed off. However, can anyone think of any issues with the rollers and blades starting on 2 1/2 inch wide, x 2 inch long “outside runners”, before the walnut in the center starts being cut?

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!


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Gshepherd

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#1 posted 641 days ago

NONE, Go for it…... I have done the same thing and it works good…. In fact I am making some big panels for a kitchen table bench and I did longer outside runners for the same purpose.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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DIYaholic

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#2 posted 641 days ago

That is a great question.

I’m new to planer use, so this is food for thought, should/when I run into a situation like this.

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

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 641 days ago

I do it all of the time…no issues so far : )

Your Maple is at least as thick as the Walnut , correct ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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RVroman

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#4 posted 641 days ago

Thanks all. Dusty, Yes, I will make the maple the same thickness. Off to the shop! :-)

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 641 days ago

As long as it is thicker already , you’re all set : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jap

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#6 posted 641 days ago

do it all the time

-- Joel

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#7 posted 641 days ago

That’ll work. But I’d just push a longer scrap boards of the same thickness ahead and behind the cutting board.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 641 days ago

Unless you have a serious problem with your planner you should be fine.

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