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Project by mnorusis posted 1722 days ago 1551 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 1721 days ago

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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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1721 days ago

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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FatScratch

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#3 posted 1721 days ago

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

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RexMcKinnon

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#4 posted 1721 days ago

I agree; too nice to cut on.

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

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mnorusis

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#5 posted 1721 days ago

Ken, the joints are just straight butt joints.

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McLeanVA

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#6 posted 1721 days ago

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

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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mnorusis

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#7 posted 1721 days ago

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

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1721 days ago

Beautiful wood well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 1721 days ago

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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huff

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#10 posted 1721 days ago

Beautiful Curly Maple. Looks great.

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

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