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This Cutting board is made from Purpleheart, Leopardwood and Yellowheart strips. It is finished with Mineral oil and Beeswax.

-- alaskan79, Michigan





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tomd

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#1 posted 1742 days ago

That is realy wild, beautiful, love it, nice job.

-- Tom D

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isetegija

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#2 posted 1742 days ago

Most excellent work.
Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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nmkidd

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#3 posted 1742 days ago

Cool…..gives the illusion that it’s not level. Great job

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1741 days ago

Nice job! looks good….

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

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mtkate

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#5 posted 1741 days ago

Neat board.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 1741 days ago

Nice cutting board!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Richard

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#7 posted 1741 days ago

Alright, how did you do it? I was looking for patterns in the wood where you made strips and glued them, but this looks totally random. I like the contrast between the purpleheart and leopardwood.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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degoose

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#8 posted 1741 days ago

That is not leopard wood… that is silky oak… grevilea robusta… or at least call it Australian Lacewood…

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This is leopard wood from a leopard tree….. so named for the spots on the bark.

BTW nice job on the board… looks like one of Scott Porosky’s drunken boards.

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

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1741 days ago

Fantastic Larry/david cutting board , Really like the wood choices plus a great build. Here’s a link that our modest “degoose” did not give you http://lumberjocks.com/degoose/blog/series/2100

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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spud72

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#10 posted 1741 days ago

For a moment, I thought that I was back at university in the early seventies, Great Job, I love it.

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

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GaryK

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#11 posted 1741 days ago

Nice job on the board

It’s easy to mistake Lacewood for Leopard wood

Some people think they are the same thing.

But like degoose says, it’s lacewood.
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Leopard Wood: South America
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Lacewood: Australia
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-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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mrbentontoyou

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#12 posted 1740 days ago

criky! that’s cool!

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lumberdustjohn

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#13 posted 1561 days ago

Very nice

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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spunwood

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#14 posted 1322 days ago

wow! Makes me dizzy.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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jack1

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#15 posted 933 days ago

wow, and I thought the 60’s were good to me!
Neat.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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