Bread Board Wedding Gift

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Project by Timbers posted 2624 days ago 4374 views 39 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was a wedding gift for some friends of mine. It is made of Purple Heart and Maple with Mohagny accents. I went to YouTube and found The Wood Whispers segment on cutting boards to get some ideas and found his podcasts to be thorough and informative. I finished it with salad bowl finish from the Rockler store. The weave pattern was inspired by the inlay on a small box from Morroco that I have. I used epoxy systems 105 resin with 206 hardner.

-- Tim Nuanes

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#1 posted 2624 days ago

oh my!!! THis is really interesting. The design is amazing.
(and it reminds me of cherry pie)
VERY impressive.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 2623 days ago

I love the weave look you were able to accomplish on this project. Very neat!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 2623 days ago

Very interesting, nice work…

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX -

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#4 posted 2623 days ago

Nice job, Tim. I really like the weave pattern.

-- John

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#5 posted 2623 days ago

The finish really pops. Great board.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 2623 days ago

Great board and the construction is interesting.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#7 posted 2623 days ago

Nice design! I really like that!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 2623 days ago

Looks great, nice colors, wood and finish.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 2623 days ago

I love it!!! Beautiful work…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 2623 days ago

Ok, so what is the secret to the weaving design? I am trying to figure out if those boards are solid and bent, cut, or what?

I looks great when finished. I love Purple Heart for its rich color and accent/contrast with other woods.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#12 posted 2623 days ago


As for Bill’s question: I’m guessing the maple boards are joined with half lap joints.

And Miss Deb – thanks for making me hungry. LOL

-- Chelle

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#13 posted 2623 days ago

Interesting – I’ll file this one away for a future ‘must-make’ project

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#14 posted 2623 days ago

Beautiful…love the wood and weave.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#15 posted 2623 days ago

nice to inspire so many to tackle a project

-- Dan

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