Unique Cutting Boards - Christmas Gifts

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Project by Thepps posted 12-18-2015 02:40 PM 2028 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these cutting boards as gifts for family this Christmas. Made out of Hard Maple with accents of Jatoba, Walnut, and Bloodwood.

Followed instructions found here:

These cutting boards are really a joy to use. I feel like my cooking really steps up a notch when I’m cutting meat & vegetables on a piece of art! :)
Finished with 3 coats of Salad Bowl Finish. I feel that this is much more durable and less maintenance than mineral oil.

Really a fun project but does take a lot of work.
Thanks for looking!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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#1 posted 12-18-2015 03:50 PM

Well done, I just posted my first cutting boards and I want to do some like this in the future.

-- The day I know it all, is the day I die.

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#2 posted 12-18-2015 05:12 PM


-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 12-18-2015 07:06 PM

Very nice! I like the traditional finish but I use the salad bowl finish for folks who are unlikely to maintain their boards. The salad bowl finish seems to resist water better for longer periods.

-- Todd, Huntsville, AL

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#4 posted 12-24-2015 02:53 AM

Very nice job. I have made several of these ribbon boards and there is a lot of work in making them. The hardest part of the project is glue and clamping to keep the lines in order.

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