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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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#1 posted 11-21-2009 08:33 AM
That is realy wild, beautiful, love it, nice job.
-- Tom D
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#2 posted 11-21-2009 08:55 AM
Most excellent work.Thanks for sharing with us.
-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/
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#3 posted 11-21-2009 09:03 AM
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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#4 posted 11-21-2009 12:08 PM
Nice job! looks good….
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 11-21-2009 07:27 PM
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#6 posted 11-21-2009 07:48 PM
Nice cutting board!
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#7 posted 11-21-2009 07:51 PM
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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#8 posted 11-21-2009 09:17 PM
That is not leopard wood… that is silky oak… grevilea robusta… or at least call it Australian Lacewood…
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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#9 posted 11-21-2009 09:23 PM
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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#10 posted 11-22-2009 12:58 AM
For a moment, I thought that I was back at university in the early seventies, Great Job, I love it.
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#11 posted 11-22-2009 01:10 AM
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...Leopard Wood: South America...Lacewood: Australia.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#12 posted 11-22-2009 05:46 PM
criky! that’s cool!
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#13 posted 05-20-2010 01:38 PM
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#14 posted 01-15-2011 02:20 AM
wow! Makes me dizzy.
-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν
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#15 posted 02-08-2012 05:47 AM
wow, and I thought the 60’s were good to me! Neat.
-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!
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