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Project by Tim Pursell posted 2054 days ago 3965 views 68 times favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After seeing all the beautifull cutting boards posted here I started to think of how I could make some boards that would tie in with the Arts and Crafts style furniture I design & build. I also do some stained glass work and live in a Chicago Bungalow built in 1921. What I ended up with were some interpretations of the stained glass often used in the Chicago Bungalows. The first few I made were beautiful, some said “too pretty to cut on”, so I made some that were only “pretty” on one side. flip “em over & cut on the “back” side! The center photo shows the “Bridgeport” , an example of my inlayed boards.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/tpursell?ref=si_shop





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ganders

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#1 posted 2054 days ago

Wow

-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”

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Douglas Krueger

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#2 posted 2054 days ago

Those are really nice and the idea of having a decorative display side and a working side is a very good idea. Thanks for sharing.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Patrick Jaromin

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#3 posted 2054 days ago

Beautiful.

Thanks for sharing!

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 2054 days ago

Really nice! I thought, no one will want to cut on those. Then I read your post, good idea.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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RobH

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#5 posted 2054 days ago

Those are so nice, I think I would use them as decorative wall hangings. I certainly could not cut on those.

I admire your patience. Keep up the good work.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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tenontim

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#6 posted 2054 days ago

Now this are cutting boards that I could see myself copying. Right down my alley. Thanks for the post, Tim.

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trifern

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#7 posted 2054 days ago

Reminds me of the stain glass on display at the Chicago Art Institute. Nice work and thanks for sharing.

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

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Branlon

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#8 posted 2054 days ago

Well done. I agree with Rob, these are not really cutting boards.

-- Branlon, Board Director, South Central Indiana

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Bob42

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#9 posted 2054 days ago

Outstanding!!!!!!

I am impressed. those are to nice to cut on. I might give that design a try. Thanks for posting and keep up the good work.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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Jimthecarver

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#10 posted 2054 days ago

Great idea! I also have made cutting boards that the reciepient did not want to cut on them.
Thanks for the post and a new way to make great bread or cutting boards.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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RAH

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#11 posted 2054 days ago

Very nice I too, would hang them on the wall for display.

-- Ron Central, CA

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kewald

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#12 posted 2054 days ago

These patterns would make great box lids!

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX

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oldskoolmodder

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#13 posted 2054 days ago

I’m thinking my cutting board days are over, as I’ll never make anything like those. Nice stuff.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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sandhill

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#14 posted 2053 days ago

Very nice Tim. You should do a video on to make them.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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TexasTimbers

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#15 posted 2053 days ago

Those are definitely unique. I like them very much.

-- "Sure, listen to what the experts have to say, just don't let it get in the way of your woodworking."

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