The Pork Board

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Project by Bob posted 11-09-2009 03:40 AM 2070 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was originally a HUGE board that my granddaughter designed. It was 13” wide by 18” long by 1 1/2” thick. It didn’t work out well because it was hard to glue up and ended up warping. So we remachined it and ended up with a pig. haha go figure right?!
It’s made of maple, black ash and walnut, and weighs just about a ton… or maybe more? jk lol

-- "How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatos, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?"

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#1 posted 11-09-2009 04:32 AM

lol very cute =]

-- Jess

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#2 posted 11-09-2009 04:44 AM

That turned out nice. I made a pig cutting board while in High school, which was sometime ago, of straight grained maple. It is still around today…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 11-09-2009 07:19 AM

Nice “mid process re-design”. Great shape for a cutting board. Like the stair step glue up pattern.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 11-09-2009 07:19 AM

Very neat idea.
I’ll have to do one like this, and maybe a chicken too.

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#5 posted 11-09-2009 07:26 AM

Very nice, I also made one of these in high school, black walnut and maple stripes. A Christmas gift for my grandparents. grandpa was a hog hunter.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#6 posted 11-10-2009 02:23 AM

very nice! Im trying to glue smaller pieces of wood…I am completely new to woodworking so could you give me any advice on how to successfully glue small pieces of wood? Would I need to clamps?


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#7 posted 11-10-2009 06:55 AM

This is a really cool idea

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