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Project by mnorusis posted 11-04-2009 08:19 AM 1604 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, while I’m struggling to rout a recessed lip for a jewelry box, at least I’ve gotten pretty decent at cutting boards!

This is a cutting board I made as a thank you gift. It’s curley maple with a bloodwood border.

2nd picture is pre-finish.

These pictures don’t do the curley maple justice, the grain is amazing.

-Mike





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DigitalFabber

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#1 posted 11-04-2009 10:05 AM

that is a beautiful cutting board – one of the nicest I have ever seen

-- Factory in a box ... http://www.DigitalFabber.com

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#2 posted 11-04-2009 12:09 PM

Very nice. Being its not an end grain board let us know how durable it is under use. What kind of joints did you use for the boarder?

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

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#3 posted 11-04-2009 02:50 PM

That looks too nice to cut on. I love curly maple. Vey nicely done.

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#4 posted 11-04-2009 04:16 PM

I agree; too nice to cut on.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 11-04-2009 04:21 PM

Ken, the joints are just straight butt joints.

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#6 posted 11-04-2009 04:25 PM

Very nice board. This would also make a really nice hallway table top. Just add legs.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#7 posted 11-04-2009 04:38 PM

That’s a graet idea, I’ll have to do another one and use bloodwood for the legs

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#8 posted 11-04-2009 05:29 PM

Beautiful wood well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-04-2009 06:32 PM

Beautiful cutting board although I wouldn’t use it to cut on : )
I like the table top idea as well .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 11-04-2009 11:32 PM

Beautiful Curly Maple. Looks great.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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