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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 11-21-2009 08:33 AM

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

-- Tom D

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isetegija

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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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nmkidd

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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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Ken90712

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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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mtkate

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#5 posted 11-21-2009 07:27 PM

Neat board.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 11-21-2009 07:48 PM

Nice cutting board!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Richard

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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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degoose

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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…

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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 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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spud72

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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.

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

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GaryK

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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.
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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 11-22-2009 05:46 PM

criky! that’s cool!

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lumberdustjohn

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#13 posted 05-20-2010 01:38 PM

Very nice

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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spunwood

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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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jack1

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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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