the battle of the Bulge

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Project by eddie posted 01-09-2015 09:35 PM 3602 views 15 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

been building some cutting boards of late ,it was just a matter of time till the CB bug bite me , this board design was posted a while back by LJ Scott and always though it to be just to cool and gave it a try . another LJ Jeff had done a blog on it and was extremely helpful thanks both of yall , ,the end grain sanding is a bit more time consuming than long grain ,in the last pic youll see a mist spayer bottle of water another LJ had posted this on end grain sanding and tried it and seemed to me to save a lot of time . the feet were got from HD ,1 1/2 inch heavy duty non skid pads , thanks for looking it was a fun project

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#1 posted 01-09-2015 09:42 PM

Way cool, Eddie! I can see the bulge from here. Excellent work.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#2 posted 01-09-2015 10:03 PM

thanks Don , the bulge gets more so from a few few away

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#3 posted 01-09-2015 10:10 PM

You need to fix your saw….
Them lines don’t look straight!!!

Oh, that’s the whole idea…. opps…. My bad!!!

Great looking board Eddie.
Now I know why you haven’t been hangin’ out, at the Stumpy thread….
You’ve actually been accomplishing great things!!!

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

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#4 posted 01-09-2015 10:26 PM

thanks Randy ,been getting some shop time and a house full of folks while my son was home on leave ,he flew out yesterday to his new base now maybe get some uninterrupted time :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 01-09-2015 10:33 PM

Hey eddie, that’s awesome.
Where is your boy’s new base?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#6 posted 01-09-2015 10:48 PM

Wow – great work Eddie!! Love seeing all the cool stuff coming out of your shop. I’m guessing you got a mortiser too? I don’t remember seeing one on the shop tour…....

Something tells me you got some boards to show us soon…..carry on!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#7 posted 01-09-2015 10:50 PM

thanks Gene ,he going to Japan for a 2 yrs post seems to be looking forward to it ,i know the military has had a positive impact on him ,he left his room cleaned up and bed made ,been tring to get get him to do that a long time ,and i didn’t even ask him to :).i will miss him

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 01-09-2015 10:58 PM

thanks Jeff ,im working on a few , you have been a lot of help and inspiration my friend ,i started out with a motising tool for lee valley,43456&p=65380 and it did well but was to time consuming for this ,found a jet bench mortiser for a 200 and bite the bullet it really made the difference

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 01-09-2015 11:07 PM

These always fascinate me. Looks awesome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 01-09-2015 11:18 PM

Thanks for the links. I want to make one of these !.....Yours turned out fantastic !.....Thanks for sharing !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#11 posted 01-09-2015 11:34 PM

thanks Monte ,they are just too cool

your welcome kdc68 its a big help to have at least a bench top mortiser,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 01-10-2015 12:10 AM

You need to sand that thing its bulging out!
Nice work dude!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#13 posted 01-10-2015 12:22 AM

Nice work and thanks for the mention.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#14 posted 01-10-2015 12:23 AM

I thought my glasses had a smudge!

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#15 posted 01-10-2015 01:38 AM

yes sir

way cool

seems you have found a calling you won’t get throwed from

top prize for sure
and all the girls
and boots
and hats
big contracts
celebrity shows

you’ll be so busy
you won’t have time for the shop anymore

beautiful work eddie
proud for you

-- 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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