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Project by InsideTheBox posted 12-23-2014 01:15 AM 1640 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch cutting board cutting board No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
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I was asked if I could make a cutting board as a gift. Well, yeah, I could… I don’t really crank them out, but wanted to know more about the recipient… so I got a photo of his motorcycle and instead of my usual quilted patterns, I was intrigued by the dynamic pattern I saw in the photo and decided to challenge myself. I sketched how I thought it would look with different wood shades. The whole project took longer than I expected, so it’s a Christmas present instead of a birthday gift… oh well…
Maple, walnut, cherry, jatoba wheels and seat, and the awesome color above the front wheel is from a piece of pistachio.

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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#1 posted 12-23-2014 02:12 AM

Very Nice! That took some real skill and imagination.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#2 posted 12-23-2014 04:14 AM

This definitely took some planning and close work to have it come out like this

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 12-23-2014 08:25 AM

Very cool, great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 12-23-2014 09:16 AM

I like it, I rode a GSXR for yrs. Very creative.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 12-23-2014 03:19 PM

wheels are a little out of proportion aren’t they ?

I’m kidding of course – that is one fine example of creativity, patience and a LOT of planning.

VERY nice indeed !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 12-29-2014 08:33 AM

WOW! This is the definition of unique patern!Awsome, like it will go away in any moment.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 01-01-2015 11:52 AM

Great job. Definitely a one of a kind gift.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#8 posted 01-01-2015 03:21 PM

Very nice. Almost looks more like marquetry wall art than a cutting board.

Makes my GoldWing and Harley cutting boards look pretty dang PLAIN in comparison!


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