The Guru

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The Guru

General Information

I had some scrap wood around and wanted a door prize for a recent town hall. So I created a cutting board with a logo from a work project.

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Material Description Price
Hard Maple

Hard Maple

6" × 12" × 3/4" Hard Maple

$5.49

Padauk

Padauk

6" × 12" × 1/8" Padauk

$5.99

Solid Carbide 2 Flute Upcut

Solid Carbide 2 Flute Upcut

Cutting Diameter: 1/8 in, Shank Diameter: 1/8 in, Type: Upcut, Cutting Length: 1/4 in, Material: Solid Carbide, Overall Length: 2 in, Onsrud Part #: 66-306, Cutting Material 1: Plastic, Cutting Material 2: Aluminum, Flutes: 2, Use: General carving

$22.99

$34.47
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pentagon_3.dxf

Pentagon Nautilus DXF

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pentagon_3.svg

Pentagon Nautilus SVG

$0

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pentagon_3.nautilus [nautilus_pocket].nc

Nautilus Pocket

$0

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pentagon_3.nautilus [nautilus_profile].nc

Nautilus Profile

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pentagon_3.nautilus [pentagon_profile].nc

Nautilus Profile

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1

Outline and Pocket

12 minutes

Attached base board to X-Carve with double sided tape
Load X-Carve with 3" length, 1/8" cutter (2 flute up cut)
Zero machine
Load pentagon_3.nautilus [pentagon_profile].nc
Send to X-Carve

NOTE: Do not remove piece yet

2

Cut pocket

20 minutes

Load pentagon_3.nautilus [nautilus_pocket].nc
Send to X-Carve
Remove base from X-Carve

3

Cut Inlays

10 minutes

Attach 1/8" thick Padauk to X-Carve with double sided tape
Zero machine
Load pentagon_3.nautilus [nautilus_profile].nc; send to X-Carve

4

Assemble

20 minutes

Add glue to pockets
Place inlays into base board
Pound with rubber mallet if required.

5

Sand and Finish

20 minutes

Sand with 100, 150, 220, 400 grit sand paper
Finish with your favorite beeswax or polish.