Finer Details The Only Gift More Fascinating Than A Custom Made Cutting Board Is One That Incorporates An Optical Illusion
Finer details the only gift more fascinating than a custom made cutting board is one that incorporates an optical illusion is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by troy with ID 13674563445 was uploaded on 19-03-2019 and has been viewed 109 times.
Optical Illusions In Wood Photos by Lisa Chemerika INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 1/5This board includes a lot of end grain gluing.It's fairly strong, but won't stand up to a lot of abuse.
These boards will serve me more as art than for food prep.If you want, you could easily create this illusion in an end-grain board.Machine and glue some stripsThough you can use any two species you want, contrasting colours are crucial.
I first glued up 15 alternating strips of 1-1/2" wide by 7/8" thick walnut and maple, approximately 40" long for two boards, or 20" long if you're only making one board.I recommend doing two boards, as the first step is to glue up opposing boards, then alternate cross-cut strips from each board when you glue the strips back together.
Gluing up the first panel, I started with walnut on the outside edges and maple as the center strip.I glued up the second panel the opposite way.This size of glue-up yields two boards that are approximately 22-1/2" x 22-1/2" x 7/8" thick.
Alternating Strips - Pictured here are enough strips for one board.They were cross-cut from two separate panels, with opposing wood species...