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Project by RyRat posted 07-24-2014 11:55 PM 1100 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I normally wouldn’t bother posting a cutting board, but I’m really happy with the way this turned out. I know it’s been done before but I had to see if I could do it.

Walnut / Maple / Mahogany. One coat salad bowl finish and then rubbed with beeswax / mineral oil mix.

Added photo of arrangement before glue up.

-- If you are flammable and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit. -Mitch Hedberg





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-25-2014 12:37 AM

Beautiful job on this. It really POPS !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 07-25-2014 12:59 AM

haha. awesome!

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#3 posted 07-25-2014 01:05 AM

That is great. Lot of fun.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Don Broussard

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#4 posted 07-25-2014 03:20 AM

A very handsome, clever and fun board. Nice job.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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spclPatrolGroup

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#5 posted 07-25-2014 06:03 AM

The only problem is every time you chop something you will be saying, waka waka waka waka in your head. Good job.

-- Dave, from ND "The mind is an infinitely long workbench, and its cluttered with half-finished thoughts and ideas, sometimes we need to clear off the workbench and start again from step one."

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#6 posted 07-25-2014 08:41 AM

Very cool!! Who could forget Pac Man!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 07-25-2014 01:24 PM

Very cool.
I’m still trying to figure out how you did this. It looks like the end grain is up like you should have on a cutting board. Therefore is it lots of little pieces glued together or did you somehow make strips and turn them end grain up before gluing?

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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eddie

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#8 posted 07-25-2014 02:13 PM

now thats cleaver .great board design,and build of it

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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RyRat

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#9 posted 07-25-2014 03:01 PM

Thanks everyone!

It is and end grain board, forgot to mention that. ohwoodeye, I did make a bunch of little strips. Then glued them into panels that run from the top to bottom of the board, flipped them to glue up the end grain board. If that makes sense. It turned out to be a lot more work than I planned.

-- If you are flammable and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit. -Mitch Hedberg

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#10 posted 07-25-2014 05:51 PM

That is a great cutting board, nice job. I like the clever designs of cutting boards on this site.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#11 posted 07-26-2014 12:00 AM

That is really cool. Great job

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#12 posted 07-26-2014 01:41 AM

NICE!!

CtL

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FluffyButters

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#13 posted 07-26-2014 01:55 AM

This is a really awesome cutting board. The colors work really well together. As a gamer this would go on my wall.

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#14 posted 07-26-2014 02:28 PM

Verry funny! Excellent motive!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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