Do I have enough yet?? - Woodworking Project by Ellen
77 posts and 13 followers
2160 views, 12 comments and 0 faves in

Do I have enough yet??

This is a picture of about 20 of my dipping boards sitting on my basement steps. I have a show this weekend and hopefully I will not have enough of these ;-). They do sell well.

-- Ellen

I see some space on the bottom shelf so no I don’t think you have enough ;-). Great look to these boards Ellen, the handles are a neat idea. Good luck at the show!

What is a dipping board? What is it used for? Do the come in other sizes?

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

A dipping board is a 5 × 18 inch board with a ramekin on one end (in a shallow well for stability). It is used for bread and oil, soft cheese and bread or crackers or marinara sauce and bread, etc.

-- Ellen

Tim spotted the bottom shelf before I do :)

With boards so nice I am sure you will do great.
Good luck!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

beautiful pieces .. I can see why they sell so fast!!

(chuckling at the empty step on the bottom….. better get busy) ;)

-- Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit

wow, these look amazing! You must have a lot of patience to make that many, I’d make one then get distracted…

-- Rob, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

These are fun to make Manitario. The beauty is in finding new wood combinations and handles to use. They bring out some of my artistic side.

-- Ellen

this picture is better. i love all the wood combo’s. are those ramekins 6 oz.? have a new carbide lathe tool now so i am going to try some dip platters.

ellen, i always made that style of board w/o handles. maybe i would do better with handles. ya think?? how do you fasten them in? st steel screws?

I actually use a slightly shorter screw than the one that comes with the handle. I countersink it with a 3/8" forester bit and put cork on the entire bottom.
It gives it a classier look.

-- Ellen