Mixed wood end grain pizza board

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Project by Ben Martin posted 1684 days ago 1985 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother asked for a pizza board for christmas, so I decided I’d make one. This project was made from some old chunks of firewood I had laying around, and a few scraps found in the shop.

This project didn’t go as smoothly as planned. Right off, I had one smalll crack in the inner square that needed to be cut out and patched. then once the whole board was made (luckly not rounded) I had another MAJOR crack that had to be fixed. Several smaller cracks were filled with a sawdust/glue mixture that came out reasonably well.

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#1 posted 1684 days ago

I like the pattern in your pizza board. Well done keep up the good work.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#2 posted 1684 days ago

very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#3 posted 1684 days ago

Nice board and nice pattern too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 1684 days ago

Nicely done. Nice save from the wood pile. You obviously put a lot of thought into the grain direction and colors because the effect looks like marble and is very cool. Wood is rarely perfect so managing imperfections is what it’s all about and you’ve done a great job. Any that remains, just adds to the effect, in my opinion.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#5 posted 1684 days ago

Nice looking Pizza cutting board. What different woods did you use? Does look like a marble pattern. Job well done.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Ben Martin

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#6 posted 1684 days ago

The center square is ash, the cross Is cherry and the outer ring is maple. The dark square is an unknown wood that was salvaged from an old pallet.

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#7 posted 1684 days ago

Looks cool.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#8 posted 1684 days ago

Looks great to me! Thanks for sharing.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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#9 posted 1684 days ago

Very nice design, quite a glue up. You better like pizza cause I think your gonina get some.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 1682 days ago

I like the pattern, I never would have thought to build such a thing, but we could use a few around here. It just maybe I’ll take a crack at making a few. You know for the younger people this is probably a very nice gift. It’s in my favorites now Ben.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#11 posted 1626 days ago

Great composition

-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 1626 days ago

Wow Ben
That’s very impressive a beautiful board and fantastic design and build.

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 1524 days ago

Oh Yeah! Lookin’ good.
I guess you proved that there’s no such thing as scrap wood, not when you can make things like this.

-- Bob, --Silence & smile are two powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems & Silence is the way to avoid many problems.

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