Chopping Block

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Project by Bob posted 03-03-2014 03:02 AM 1914 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wood chopping cart made out of Walnut, Maple and Canary wood.

-- Bob

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#1 posted 03-03-2014 03:06 AM

That sure has some great color!!! Looks like you will get many generations of use out of it.
How thick is the top? Butcher block finish?
Thanks for sharing!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#2 posted 03-03-2014 05:03 AM

Quite a beauty and very sturdy looking. I would love one for my kitchen!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 03-03-2014 05:23 AM

The top in 4 3/4” thick and I used beeswax to polish it. I really enjoyed making this project.

-- Bob

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#4 posted 03-03-2014 07:03 AM

Beautiful work!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#5 posted 03-03-2014 11:16 AM

Very nice chopping block Bob it looks great and you have done an excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 03-04-2014 01:54 AM

Outstanding work.

-- KDW

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#7 posted 03-04-2014 05:24 PM

I really like this block, great job

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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#8 posted 03-06-2014 04:39 AM

I have a client who wants me to make a 5 foot square butcher block. 4 inch thick. I’ve done end grain cutting boards, but nothing that thick. Any suggestions?

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#9 posted 03-06-2014 05:48 AM

Sparkyy-I ran into a challenge when glueing the boards. The glue dried so fast I had to get the lines and boards lined up right the first time. By the time I got to the end, the first boards were almost dry (mallet work needed)I would suggest looking at making 4 or 5 separate sections. Sand them and then glueing them all together at the end. Get a friend to help with the glue.

Good luck, sounds fun!

-- Bob

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#10 posted 03-06-2014 09:23 PM

Now that’s a serious block, great work.

-- Bill, SW Florida

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#11 posted 03-10-2014 01:47 PM

That’s one beautiful and solid build. The wood combo is really attractive with great finish. Great work!


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