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End Grain Cutting Board Glue up

Hey everyone, this is my first video that I did and will be producing more soon.  Along my with my first video, here’s my first cutting board build.   I finally found some nice maple and cherry wood that I saved from the fireplace and so far happy with the progress.

In this video, I show how I take my initial glue up cutting board to clean it up with my dewalt planer, and then use my table sled to cross cut pieces for the end grain glue up.  Hope you enjoy.

 

-Chawklit

Drill Press Storage Cart

As my son gets older, and my day job gets more demanding, I am finding less time to be in the wood shop.  So when I want to work a project, I need to be able to pick up where I left off right away.

And since I have a small shop, I need to be extremely efficient.  This led to an idea I always had, but needed more than ever right now.  I am creating a plan to make each station accessible and portable.  First up, the Drill Press!

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Making Custom Chalkboard with Cedar Frame

Making a Custom Chalkboard with Cedar Frame from Scratch

Custom Chalkboard with Cedar From

Another request from the wife was for our son’s 1st Birthday and it came out much better than I originally anticipated.  I have made several frames before, but this one has to be my favorite, and very easy to make with the proper tools.  In this blog entry, I’ll show you step by step ways to build your own chalkboard, or as I like to call it, CHAWKboard.  Hope you enjoy!

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