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Project by Bigbuck posted 10-18-2008 12:13 AM 2016 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are couple of boards I made for a fundraiser at work. The first one is made of curly maple and walnut and the second is made of maple, purple heard and walnut. Both of them are 11 1/2” wide by 15” long and finished with salad bwol finish.

Thanks for looking

-- Glenn, New Mexico





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 10-18-2008 12:57 AM

very nice .. I especially like the maple and walnut together

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 10-18-2008 01:36 AM

Wonderful cutting boards. I agree with Dan I like the maple and walnut best.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 10-18-2008 01:48 AM

Beautiful Work, Glen. I’ll bet they really appreciated them!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 10-18-2008 02:50 AM

Gorgeous cutting boards, Glenn. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 10-18-2008 05:42 AM

Glenn, these look great. The purplehear/maple reminds me of candy canes. Those would make good Christmas gifts.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#6 posted 10-18-2008 08:05 AM

Thanks everyone, the maple and walnut is my favorite as well.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#7 posted 10-18-2008 08:34 PM

Nicely done, Tthe thin bands must have taken some time to do. Do you glue up in one pass? sam

-- Sam, upstate

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#8 posted 10-18-2008 09:50 PM

These are just a bit too GOOD TO USE but real eye candy gosh I am sounding like an American well done well done indeed regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Bigbuck

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#9 posted 10-18-2008 10:03 PM

Thanks

Sam, the one with purple heart I glued up in 2 passes.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#10 posted 10-19-2008 03:59 AM

Very nice. I really like the colors. I was wondering how you routed the groove around the perimeter? I’ve tried grooves like that on jewelry box lids and other projects. Every time I do it, I think there must be a better way. sometime I make a jig. Some times I use a stop block on my router table. But, something tells me there should be a trick. Any advice would be appreciated.

Great job on the cutting boards!

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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spoonman

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#11 posted 10-19-2008 04:39 AM

Beautiful boards. Well executed. I would wager they raised a decent amount of money for the fundraiser. Thanks for sharing

-- I came, I saw, I pondered...

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#12 posted 10-19-2008 05:04 AM

The PurpleHeart board is a real eyecatcher but the figured Maple always is a winner to me : ) Great job !

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#13 posted 10-19-2008 05:12 AM

I like the purple heart. Very nice work on both: I hope they served the purpose of raising funds.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Budgie

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#14 posted 10-19-2008 05:41 AM

I like the figure of the first board. Both are nice.

Bud

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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#15 posted 10-19-2008 11:25 PM

Very stricking result Glen. Great job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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