Bread Knife/Board Set

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Project by je_superfly posted 68 days ago 1242 views 11 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a matching bread board and bow knife I’ve made as a thank you to my Aunt. It’s made from zebra wood and some lightly figured maple. Relatively simple, but I like how they both turned out and am excited to offer them to my Aunt as she always gets excited when I make something new for her! My wife and I just welcomed our first son a week ago and she helped us so much in preparation for his arrival. We’re really blessed to have the family we do and I just know she’ll love this set. Thanks for looking!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#1 posted 68 days ago

She will certainly like THAT gift!
Who wouldn’t?????
It’s really well done!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#2 posted 68 days ago

Pfiuuuu! Nice grain. Excelent choise. Congratulations and good job.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#3 posted 68 days ago

looks great

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#4 posted 68 days ago

This is stunning!

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#5 posted 68 days ago

Can you tell us where you got the blade?

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#6 posted 68 days ago

This is really WOW!
I wish I had such a beautiful wood..
How did you the finish? (what stuff you use, I mean it’s for bread…?
But very well done, i like it.


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#7 posted 68 days ago

Thanks everyone. The blade is from KenCraft and the finish is just a few coats of wiped on butcher block oil. Simple enough!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#8 posted 68 days ago

Really nice looking. Great idea.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#9 posted 68 days ago

very nice choice of wood, super attractive

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#10 posted 68 days ago

That’s totally awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#11 posted 67 days ago

Wow.. that’s really beautiful. Great job with the grain matching!
And the bread cutter is perfect.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#12 posted 67 days ago

Everyday on here there is that one project that when you see it, it makes so much sense! Not only beautiful, but practical. First off, the wood is awesome! Hard to go wrong with Zebra. breaking it up with the maple makes it really pop and draws your attention to the book matching even more in my opinon. The maple in the handle really brings it all together. Soft roundovers really help as well. Great work, she will love it. Ill be looking for the balde today thanks!!!!! Congrats on the new addition to the family!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 67 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 63 days ago

a big congratulations on your first son! it’s a day you won’t forget, trust me i’ve been there twice. that matches perfectly and your aunt is lucky to have it. I could see someone paying a hefty bill for such good craftsmanship.

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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