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Project by NY_Rocking_Chairs posted 1797 days ago 1394 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So my wife asked for some new cutting boards for her birthday so I grabbed some inspiration from LJ for some nifty patterns to try. I guess this one is the Wood Whisperer pattern, though I think I slightly tweaked the center section.

The board is made up of walnut, hard curly maple and jatoba (Brazilian Cherry). It is an end-grain board and was finished using Deft Danish Oil. She loved it of course.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1797 days ago

Smooth move!! Nice design, fantastic, & WOW!!

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#2 posted 1797 days ago

very nice board

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#3 posted 1797 days ago

caught my attention ! nice one

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#4 posted 1797 days ago

Cutting Board Guild – I like that! Welcome to the CBG! :)

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flcopper169

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#5 posted 1797 days ago

Awesome cutting board…. Great job..

Rob

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#6 posted 1797 days ago

Welcome aboard! :)

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#7 posted 1797 days ago

Very nice looking board.

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Joe Weaver

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#8 posted 1797 days ago

looks great, well done

-- Joe, Ga

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#9 posted 1797 days ago

I like your version of the wood whisperers cutting board. Thanks for posting.

-- Rusty

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MWF

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#10 posted 1797 days ago

Very nice cutting board!! I really like the center pattern mixed in.

I made a cutting board for my wife that has a similar pattern without the center. I was not sure what to finish it with and used butcher block oil. It looked great when I finished it but as soon as it was washed for the first time the shine went away and now looks very dull. Would you reccomend Deft Danish Oil?

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SheriDi

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#11 posted 1797 days ago

Beautiful!

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#12 posted 1797 days ago

Rich, you’ve done a nice job here…it looks great.

Thanks for posting it.

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#13 posted 1797 days ago

I like the pattern. Very nice looking board.

>MWF – if you haven’t already you might want to look at the wood whisper site. He did a finish on his latest board that looks very durable. I will use in on the board I am currently working on.<

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#14 posted 1797 days ago

We have not washed ours yet but I told her to keep it out of the dishwasher. We will let it rest a few more days, the finish was applied the same day I gave it to her. I will let you know how it holds up. I recommend DDO for most applications, it is my favorite finish so far.

-Rich

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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kine97/Theresa

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#15 posted 1796 days ago

Well done Rich! I like the pattern tweaking.
I am wondering though, why I like the second photo of the CB
better than the first…more appealing angle maybe?

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