Double Tumbling Block Cutting Board

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Project by Pat Cavanaugh posted 01-16-2016 03:26 AM 2173 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple friends recently got married. Their wedding registry showed a simple cutting board. I knew I could do better. Following Steve’s blog ( I was able to build what you see here.

Maple, walnut, and cherry. Mineral oil finish. My favorite aspect are the edge views. Looks like the color is flowing off the face over edge. I saw the Mrs today and she told me the Mr refuses to use it. Instead he’s displaying on the coffee table as a decorative piece.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#1 posted 01-16-2016 05:25 AM

You’ve done an outstanding job on your boards Pat, I wouldn’t cut on them either. That’s a wedding gift that will last a lifetime.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 01-16-2016 07:07 AM

I like those!
How about a blog on how you did these?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 01-16-2016 01:04 PM

Love the trick of the eyes. well done!

-- James Wright, Rockford IL,

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Pat Cavanaugh

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#4 posted 01-16-2016 01:13 PM

I like those!
How about a blog on how you did these?

- oldnovice

oldnovice, Thank you for the kind words. I followed SPalm’s (Steve) blog to a T. Here’s the link

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#5 posted 01-16-2016 05:06 PM

Love it, great work

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 01-17-2016 01:27 PM

Great job! I love the 3-D effect.

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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#7 posted 01-17-2016 02:42 PM

This is a very nice cutting board. I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 01-17-2016 07:56 PM

Nice job Pat. I know Steve has inspired me with many boards as well.

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

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