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our old store bought cutting board was looking kind of bad, so my wife asked me to make her a new one.the materials I used are wallnut and swedish maple salvaged from an old table. finished with wallnut oil.
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#1 posted 10-09-2008 02:50 AM
looks great…even better coming from salvaged materials!
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#2 posted 10-09-2008 02:51 AM
Nice job ! I’ve never seen “Swedish Maple ” before !
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#3 posted 10-09-2008 03:53 AM
Well done. I love that you recycled the wood. Thanks for posting.
#4 posted 10-09-2008 04:05 AM
Its a rare day when you find me in a lumber yard. but when I am im looking for shorts or going after the scraps in the back.Thanks for the coments
#5 posted 10-09-2008 04:08 AM
Dusty, before I found this old table made of swedish maple I had never heard of it myself, I can tell you that its the hardest wood that ive ever worked with.
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#6 posted 10-09-2008 04:37 AM
ery nice Bryan. A great looking board.
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#7 posted 10-09-2008 05:29 AM
Nice board I like the wood combinations you used.
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#8 posted 10-09-2008 12:31 PM
That is a nice looking board. I really like the contrast between the maple and the walnut and your design and proportions looks good as well.
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#9 posted 10-09-2008 04:59 PM
That looks great.
I half expected to read that now you have to build a kitchen table, to replace the one you cut up to get this wood. lol
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