Harry Potter Cutting Board

I got hired to build a Harry Potter cutting board.

Harry Potter Cutting Board
 
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Zack RosierPublished on 29 days ago

This is the first project I have been paid to build and I am so excited!

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What you will need

choices of wood

laser CNC

table saw

chop/miter saw

planner

wide belt sander

glue

wood clamps

mineral oil

butcher block conditioner (Howard brand)

How to do this project

1

Dimensions

At first I was going to build it in four main peices but I didn't love the idea so I cut it down to 8 instead and I like it a lot more.
At first I was going to build it in four main peices but I didn't love the idea so I cut it down to 8 instead and I like it a lot more.

At first I was going to build it in four main peices but I didn't love the idea so I cut it down to 8 instead and I like it a lot more.

2

Glueing

This step is pretty simple you just glue them together
This step is pretty simple you just glue them together

This step is pretty simple you just glue them together

3

Border

In this step I cut a 1/2 inch strip of maple for the edges to give it a little more character and then I glued them on.

In this step I cut a 1/2 inch strip of maple for the edges to give it a little more character and then I glued them on.

4

Lazer engrave image

This step I just put the program into the computer and ran it. It took quite some time to complete it but it looks pretty good.

This step I just put the program into the computer and ran it. It took quite some time to complete it but it looks pretty good.

5

Sand and put finish on

This step I just sanded away the burn marks and pencil marks then I got some mineral oils and a cutting board finish to seal it and then I applied them
This step I just sanded away the burn marks and pencil marks then I got some mineral oils and a cutting board finish to seal it and then I applied them

This step I just sanded away the burn marks and pencil marks then I got some mineral oils and a cutting board finish to seal it and then I applied them