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Project by Rick George posted 02-21-2010 12:16 AM 1612 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this project on a “Wood Whisperer” video and thought it would be a good 1st project. The darker material is Purple Heart while the lighter is hard Maple. The hand holds were made with a plunge router. Had fun with the alternating pattern. It turned out to be a good project to start with as it was fairly simple and I learned a thing or two in the process.

-- Rick





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KMJohnson

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#1 posted 02-21-2010 12:27 AM

Nice board.

-- Let's do it in the wood pile!

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#2 posted 02-21-2010 12:30 AM

It is good that you are trying new things and learning new techniques…
Btw Good job on the board…
From what little I can see, you have a good set up in the workshop look forward to some pics….

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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#3 posted 02-21-2010 04:08 AM

I like the narrow strips, how it kinda throws off the pattern a little bit.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#4 posted 02-21-2010 01:43 PM

I like that pattern I have mine put together only need to route the edges and finger lifts. Then I can finish it..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 02-21-2010 07:58 PM

Nice work your in the secret club of cutting board makers!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 02-21-2010 09:07 PM

coolb

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 06:29 AM

Very nice board. One heck of a table saw for a beginner…..you’re supposed to learn how to crawl before you can walk. You’re very fortunate. Put them to good use.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 02-22-2010 06:57 AM

Nice work Rick.

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#9 posted 02-22-2010 08:13 AM

Very nice board.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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