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Long grain cutting board

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Project by kody posted 07-06-2014 06:26 AM 1906 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a long grain cutting board made of quarter sawed Sycamore, fiddleback maple and Purple Heart. dimensions – 27 × 13. Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 07-06-2014 08:47 AM

Beautiful form and beautiful wood. It would be a shame to actually cut on this surface, maybe the back side?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 07-06-2014 10:20 AM

Spiffy

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#3 posted 07-06-2014 04:02 PM

Beautiful board indeed!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 07-06-2014 07:23 PM

it does look too nice to use. it is a very beautiful piece indeed. I love the use of purple heart. just have to keep it out of the sun. though you probably already know that.
it gives me an idea to build another one large enough for a turkey then an under the counter holder to store it in.

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#5 posted 07-06-2014 10:34 PM

great looking board ,have a cold one you deserve it .

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#6 posted 07-06-2014 11:48 PM

Very pretty! Love all the colors together. You did a great job!

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#7 posted 07-07-2014 06:52 AM

Very nice. Are there pros and cons to end vs long grain cutting boards? It seems to me that long grain would be more stable?

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#8 posted 07-07-2014 05:10 PM

Nice job. Will it ever see a knife? Every nice board I’ve made ends up a serving tray or just sitting on a shelf.

-- Matt CueBall Rosendaul. I don't think I've ever had a cup of coffee that didn't have cat hair or sawdust in it.

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