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Yellow Heart and end grain Purple Heart(end purple heart with oil applied is the only wood the appears dark blue)

-- K9 Ohio

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#1 posted 10-29-2014 01:41 PM

A shame you had to ruin such a nice cutting board with that yellow M


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#2 posted 10-29-2014 02:48 PM

Marcus, you beat me to it…..LOL

Nice looking board though.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 10-29-2014 03:11 PM

Shouldnt that be a S after last weekend?


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#4 posted 10-29-2014 04:36 PM

That’s nice craftsmanship, but it sure is ugly (Go IRISH!).

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#5 posted 10-29-2014 05:50 PM

This is an excellent first try with a symbol that you are planning to scrap….I know some woodworkers take the time to make a mock up – Can’t wait to see your finished version with the interlocked ND on it, because the craftsmanship is beautiful :-)

(seriously very nice though)

-- Scott - and

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#6 posted 10-29-2014 06:29 PM

For the beautiful final product, please see his project here:

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#7 posted 10-29-2014 07:31 PM

I like it because upside down it could be Wisconsin … just kidding, looks great!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 10-29-2014 09:49 PM

It doesn’t take long for the college rivalry to set in around here. Yes, jshroyer, you are right, after last weekend’s game between Michigan and Michigan State. Michigan football is just not doing so well this year.
Back to the cutting board. Is that all end grain pieces? It must take quite awhile to measure and cut those pieces to size and fit them together. Thanks for the tip for making blue wood, Purple Heart and oil. I will use that in some of my projects. Good job on the board, and I like the design, no matter what anybody else says.

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#9 posted 10-30-2014 12:20 AM

aww yea michigan yea!!!!

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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#10 posted 10-30-2014 02:37 AM

I gotta tell ya ,I am such a big buckeye fan it took a real good friend for me to make this,it also took an extra week to sand out all the puke stains I put on it.

-- K9 Ohio

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#11 posted 10-30-2014 07:06 AM

Go BLUE!!! When Les Miles or John Harbaugh is our coach next year, we have to improve (only one way to go)!!

Needless to say, I love the cutting board!!

-- To Steal Ideas From One Person is Plagiarism; to Steal From Many is Research…

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