End Grain Cutting Board LJ Class 006 #5: Finally....

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Blog entry by degoose posted 06-04-2011 11:19 AM 12208 reads 15 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finally I have made some progress on the first lesson…enough said… watch the video..

The finished component pieces ….shown at the end of the vid dry fitted.. [note that there are no gaps.. this will make for a good glue up..] have the following dimensions:

Outer… 65mm wide and 40 mm wide [2 5/8 in and 1 5/8 in]
2 Inner… 65 mm wide [2 5/8 in]
Centre .. 65 mm wide [2 5/8 in]
All pieces are dressed to 45 mm thickness [1 3/4 inch]
My timber selections were Golden Wattle on the outside with Huon Pine and Camphor Laurel in the centre.
More in a few days…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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matt garcia

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#1 posted 06-04-2011 02:09 PM

Nice video!! What is Golden Wattle?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#2 posted 06-04-2011 02:57 PM

Many folks don’t truly understand the hard work and dedication it takes…........ To grow a fine beard like yours Larry….. Totally understandable…

All kidding aside great video bud….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 06-04-2011 03:17 PM

great video i like watching how someone else does there work
looking foward to the next one
thanks for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#4 posted 06-04-2011 03:25 PM

Great job Larry, Nice looking tutorial.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#5 posted 06-04-2011 04:01 PM

Fantastic tutorial… so many will benefit.

Love the beard!

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#6 posted 06-04-2011 04:24 PM

zz top
makes an end grain board
while on tour
in australia
(didn’t know you guys had regular glasses)

when is saw this at 4am
all i could see was some of your face
and no tools were visible
looks like you redid it

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 06-04-2011 05:27 PM

I thought it was a stranger at first!

Nice looking beard!

Nice video…

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#8 posted 06-04-2011 06:42 PM

You’re right. Push sticks are important. But it looks like you forgot something…like ear protection. Can you hear me now?

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 06-04-2011 07:06 PM






-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#10 posted 06-04-2011 07:18 PM

sorry im hard of hearing

-- Ben L

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 06-04-2011 08:00 PM

What… What??




-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#12 posted 06-05-2011 08:30 AM

Wow Larry! Video.

It looks like it’s going to be a deluxe class.

Well done!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#13 posted 06-05-2011 03:35 PM

Nice video, Larry. I like the fact that you didn’t neglect the little pointers, like marking your jointed surfaces with a “J”, and showing the sideways pressure on the jointer to keep the board… err, timber, against the fence and held down at the same time. It was also nice to have a quick explanation of what we’re about to see happen, so in our minds, we already know the proper order of events, then you reinforce it with the video of you doing those steps in that order. And of course, the video wouldn’t have been complete without a little Larry humor up front!

Looking forward to the future installments to see your process in action.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#14 posted 06-05-2011 07:00 PM

And no shop is complete without a suitcase of XXXXGold holding the floor in place !!!
GREAT video , Larry…...High quality , just like the presenter : )
Looks like you’ve got a great shop and some fine equipment as well.
The beard looks good on you , my friend.
Looking forward to the next episode !!

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

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#15 posted 06-06-2011 04:45 PM

here are some screenshots from a sketchup that i have been following along with

-- That which has been made can never be unmade.

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