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Project by PAULPH posted 10-10-2015 06:16 AM 677 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Paduck, Red Grandis, Gongalvo, Walnut and Canarywood

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#1 posted 10-10-2015 07:01 AM

Nice boards Paul, the wood looks awesome.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 10-10-2015 11:50 AM

Imagine how striking this would be if you had made an end grain board this these same woods and sequence. Crosscut the board you show and put them back together. Roll each new piece 90 degrees. Now flip every other piece end-for-end. It’s worth the trouble to get such patterns like Persian or Navajo rugs. Plus, the end grain boards will wear much, much longer with no slices which face grain boards develop.

You’ll have fun, which is nice.

-- --Dale Page

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#3 posted 10-10-2015 05:58 PM

looks great! Just out of curiosity- is Padauk considered food-safe? I have a couple extra strips laying around and not sure what to use them for….

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#4 posted 10-10-2015 06:28 PM

I use Padauk as accent pieces in cutting boards all the time. The only woods you shouldn’t use are the soft or open pore woods

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#5 posted 10-11-2015 07:43 AM

Nice contrast.

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