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My Last Cutting Board ????? (For Awhile)

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Project by Rockbuster posted 06-01-2014 02:09 PM 2320 views 8 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my last cutting board, at least for awhile, I love building these things, This one is a little more complex than some of the others i have built. There is about 300 individual pieces in this one, and many hours gluing and putting it together. First two pictures are of the the board itself, with the third picture showing the board flipped, and showing the bottom with the rubber bumpers. The two alternating pieces along with the bumpers, keep the board elevated, and somewhat more adaptive to uneven surfaces, and scratching counter tops The 4th pic. just shows the board along with a previous bowl that i made (Kathy’s Bowl). http://lumberjocks.com/projects/85291

Pictures 5&6 are a close up view of the zig zag ribbon effect. This is simply done by taking the Southwest Indian Blanket design, (Malcolm Tibbetts) and stretching it a bit. Woods used, Walnut, Cherry,Hard Maple, Curly Maple, Tulipwood,Yellowheart, Bloodwood, Wenge, and African Blackwood. Size 12” X 16” Finish is 3 coats of Butcher Block Oil&Finish sanded between coats with #600 sandpaper .

This board, along with a diagonal laminated 6 different woods rolling pin will be a wedding gift for my Nieces daughter.

C and C Welcome.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.





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#1 posted 06-01-2014 02:21 PM

Amazing work Rockbuster thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 06-01-2014 02:36 PM

Beautiful board.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#3 posted 06-01-2014 02:49 PM

Wow. You are a bit crazy! But…love that bit. Awesome work. Excelent job on that.

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

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#4 posted 06-01-2014 03:42 PM

That is a board I would not use! I would hang it on the wall. Beautiful!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 06-01-2014 03:47 PM

Sha Zamm
That’s an amazing board ,a real work of art ,fantastic design and outstanding build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 06-01-2014 03:57 PM

That took some time and some organization! I’d probably get through it and realize I glued one of the pieces in backwards!
Amazing time, patience, and attention to detail.

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#7 posted 06-01-2014 03:59 PM

Beautiful board. Reminiscent of Indian style segmented turnings that have been so popular. Very nicely done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 06-01-2014 04:43 PM

True artist!

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#9 posted 06-01-2014 05:12 PM

Really cool board for sure….......it’s a beauty. Thanks for sharing….

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#10 posted 06-01-2014 05:25 PM

Wow! Don, This board it magnificent!. Some interesting patterns here. Like Mike said, “Reminiscent of Indian style segmented turnings” Great work! It’s what I would expect from you! :)

Edit… Your project is much better than that hunk of 2”x4” that got the Daily Top 3 a while back, seriously!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#11 posted 06-01-2014 05:39 PM

Very artistic – well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 06-01-2014 06:06 PM

that is awesome, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#13 posted 06-01-2014 06:29 PM

very nice!!!!

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#14 posted 06-01-2014 11:44 PM

Absolutely stunning… Great job and keep it up.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#15 posted 06-01-2014 11:45 PM

Superb!

-- Gary, Florida

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