Picasso's Cutting Board

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Project by CClark86 posted 12-17-2014 01:09 PM 1513 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this Picasso’s cutting board. A riff on the ‘chaotic’ design where the chaos design is broken into squares which gives it an interestingly predictably random pattern. The sides are also cut on slight angles instead of square to fit the theme of the board.

All end grain, just under 2 inches thick. Created with a mix of hard woods while playing around with some different designs. It is reversible with one side having a juice groove.



-- Hobbyist Homebrewer, Woodworker, Glider Pilot. But only ever two at the same time.

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#1 posted 12-17-2014 01:32 PM

wow, that really is pretty impressive. Although it looks like something that was just randomly thrown together, I can only imagine how much time was actually put into that.

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#2 posted 12-17-2014 03:28 PM

Nice idea to repeat a random pattern – turned out very well!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 12-17-2014 03:32 PM

Beautiful design and workmanship. A quality board, Chris.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#5 posted 12-17-2014 04:45 PM

Great work! Must have taken a long time…

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 12-17-2014 05:34 PM

This board is awesome! And I love “predictably random”!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#7 posted 12-18-2014 02:37 AM

I really like this board, Congratulations.
Thanks for showing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 12-18-2014 05:53 AM

Truly a Picasso CB, I think he would have been proud of this personification! Really nice work!

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

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