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My first cutting board

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Project by MauBow posted 1795 days ago 1186 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple and Cherry cutoffs that I picked up for almost free. They had laying around since last winter when I intended to make it…just uncovered them in a pile of other stuff last week. I think more boards will be on the way soon…

-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.





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patron

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#1 posted 1795 days ago

looks good ,
finding things forgotten ,
can lead to some interesting things !

i was just looking for a forgotten project yesterday ,
it is obvious ,
that i need to clean the shop ,
who knows where that will lead to ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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poroskywood

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#2 posted 1795 days ago

Well you’ve made the first step towards a long cutting board journey. Your on your way to see the Chairman of the Board! Follow the wooden path. Through the “End Grain” fields, past the elusive “Woven” walls over the “Double Curve” river through the “Spiral” rapids. Then at the top of “Tumbling Block” Mountain there awaits the Chairman of the Board. Bring him a six pack of XXXX and he will bring you back home in his magical inspirational chair.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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mtkate

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#3 posted 1795 days ago

Yes, follow us to the end grain fields. Many magical chopping delights await!

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Woodwrecker

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#4 posted 1795 days ago

That came out beautifully.
Can’t wait to see more.

-- Having fun...Eric

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1795 days ago

nice board looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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JoeinDE

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#6 posted 1795 days ago

Nicely done, it looks a lot like my first cutting board.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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MauBow

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#7 posted 1794 days ago

Thanks guys…I think I do see end grain in my future, but the more complex ones are out of my league with the current TS I have. The Chairman of the Board shouldn’t keep a light on for me just yet…..

-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.

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degoose

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#8 posted 1794 days ago

Thanks Scott you are so eloquent.
MauBow.. read my PM and take heed. you are off to a good start and I have looked at you turnings.,.. impressive…hope to see more from you in the future.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Innovator

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#9 posted 1794 days ago

Its a beaut, and FREE to boot!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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NedB

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#10 posted 1794 days ago

come to the darkside, they have Steaks!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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harrywho

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#11 posted 1793 days ago

Good job!

-- Harry, Indiana

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MauBow

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#12 posted 1791 days ago

Thanks again for all the kind words!

-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.

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remy97

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#13 posted 1576 days ago

i love it, did you put on a tung oil finish with poly?

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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