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Project by PurpLev posted 11-22-2010 05:55 AM 3043 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

...And then there were 2.

This project started as a 3 board setup. 1 regular board, 1 bread cutting board with a drawer to collect crumbs, and one board with grooves that can be used as a trivet.

For loss of concentration the middle board with the drawer fell victim to a router climb cut yanking adventure, and now there are only 2 boards left unless I end up fixing the 2nd board.

made of bowling alley hard maple, and some applewood slices for accent. each board is 12”x12”x1.5” bottoms are chamfered, and handles are grooved ~3” into the boards for convenient holding.

finish is mineral oil.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#1 posted 11-22-2010 06:22 AM

Sorry about your mishap with the router, but the 2 that escaped undamaged look great.

-- -Willing to try

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#2 posted 11-22-2010 09:54 AM

Nice Board! Nothing like the momentary laps in concentration to get the old adrenaline flowing.

-- I wouldn't be so arrogant if you weren't such a moron!

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#3 posted 11-22-2010 10:17 AM

Nice looking boards.
Loss of concentration has a funny way of causing things like that! I am sure you will find some way to save it.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#4 posted 11-22-2010 01:23 PM

Great looking boards, Sharon.
You have certainly made good use of that bowling alley!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 11-22-2010 02:29 PM

The boards are great Sharon. A testament to the recycling of wood!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 11-22-2010 03:05 PM

Hey Sharon, those are nice.
Sorry about your yanking experience. Yow.

You have inspired me to route some grooves,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 11-22-2010 04:36 PM

Looks like a strike to me!!!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 11-22-2010 04:36 PM

Hi Sharon,

Looks great.

Very nice work.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 11-22-2010 05:15 PM

Beautiful job Sharon! I was hoping to see a close-up of the sliding dovetail joint. Was that hard to cut into this hard maple?

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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