Double Tumble Cutting Board

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Project by SPalm posted 06-06-2011 02:36 AM 31838 views 59 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an endgrain cutting board made out of 3 hardwoods. I blogged about the build here.

It is built out of the three parallelograms that are shown in the the forth picture. These were about 15 inch long sticks that were then crosscut into the size shown. I used a sled that had clamps attached to do the ripping, clean up, and crosscutting. By using a few techniques, it was actually a fairly simple build and required no exact measuring (just exact 60 degree angle setting which was helped by a Wixey angle guage).

It was guled with Titebond III while clamped in a frame. It is finished with drug store mineral oil.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#1 posted 06-06-2011 02:44 AM

Click – Add to favorites.

Steve – this is incredible! You have some real vision.

Will have to add this to the growing list of projects…...


-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 06-06-2011 02:46 AM

I must add – it is amazing the different visual effect you get when you flip the board over…...

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#3 posted 06-06-2011 02:49 AM

The finished product looks great.
Thanks for taking the time to do the blog.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#4 posted 06-06-2011 02:50 AM

That is one amazing work of art!

You are one extremely talented wood worker!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: [email protected] /

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#5 posted 06-06-2011 02:51 AM

This is quite brilliant.
It’s visually impressive but also very simple, i love it!

-- From [a] to [b] with [c].

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#6 posted 06-06-2011 02:55 AM

You continue to amaze…..


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#7 posted 06-06-2011 03:10 AM

Intriguing twist on the normal tumble. Nice job Steve.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#8 posted 06-06-2011 03:17 AM

That’s really SOMETHING else!

Sure plays tricks with your eyes… what is coming Out? ... or is it In?

That’s another winner!

Really very COOL!

Thank you.

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

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#9 posted 06-06-2011 03:39 AM

WOW!!! I am just about speechless, so that will have to convey my reaction to your latest creation.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#10 posted 06-06-2011 03:42 AM

Very nice work, well executed.

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 06-06-2011 03:58 AM

Very impressive.
When I flip back and forth from the second and third picture, it’s like I’m looking at a different board.
Great illusion.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#12 posted 06-06-2011 04:13 AM

I take my hat off to you… wait I don’t wear a hat…
I bow my head instead… to one of the greatest board makers ever…

-- Be safe.

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#13 posted 06-06-2011 04:26 AM

Wow! very nice!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#14 posted 06-06-2011 04:34 AM

Steve, this is just insane!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 06-06-2011 04:42 AM

Your work is Amazing!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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