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Project by Tony posted 07-12-2009 03:56 AM 2165 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When i was showed a co-worker one of my first cutting boards they asked me if i would custom make them. they asked for 2 and them to be different, i used walnut, brazilian cherry, and maple for both. i just rearranged the order

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scrappy

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#1 posted 07-12-2009 04:03 AM

Nice boards. Great choice of woods. Allways nice to be appreciated for your work by others when they see it.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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RS Woodworks

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#2 posted 07-12-2009 04:14 AM

Nice boards, that jatoba is sure a hard wood isn’t it?
What finish did you use?

Ryan

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#3 posted 07-12-2009 04:16 AM

Good job Tony

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#4 posted 07-12-2009 04:17 AM

Good looking boards. Really look good and appreciated whaen others want you to make one for them.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Karson

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#5 posted 07-12-2009 04:25 AM

Very nice boards

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#6 posted 07-12-2009 05:23 AM

Sweet!

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#7 posted 07-12-2009 06:36 AM

Just wondering about some dimensions, how long were your boards before you crosscut and what did that yiels for final board size? thanks for the help.

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#8 posted 07-12-2009 10:02 AM

very good boards!

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#9 posted 07-12-2009 12:18 PM

Very nice

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childress

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#10 posted 07-13-2009 08:48 PM

I like the design, very cool. I sure hope you used more clamps than what is in the pic, if not, they will more than likely fall apart.

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#11 posted 07-14-2009 03:36 AM

I am a novice woodworker and want to thank you for the pics in your post i couldn’t figure out how guys made the end grain boards until I saw your pics and the light went on thanks a pic is worth 1000 words nice boards God bless

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#12 posted 10-28-2009 06:00 PM

cool, do I see cooking oil in the background? is that what you used to finish them?
I think this is part of my holiday gift collection. thanks.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is not...do it again.

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#13 posted 10-28-2009 06:15 PM

brent i dont use cooking oil anymore i use a block oil now

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