Yet another cutting board

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Project by Jimthecarver posted 12-30-2009 08:47 PM 2155 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to use this board as my entry to the Yin Yang contest, I think the dark and light woods really offset each other on this cutting board.

This cutting board was to be finished by X-Mas but I got side tracked. It’s made from Black Walnut and Hard Maple on the weave side. Hard Maple and Brazilian Mahogany from some hard wood floor left overs.
These are a joy to make and the smile that comes from the face of the person recieving it is worth the time to make them.
I hope she likes it. :)
Thanks for viewing

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 09:02 PM

i guess you don’t have to worry about not having one in your house lol…and it must sicken you when you see cheap made ones in stores and the prices they sell them at

-- M.K.

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#2 posted 12-30-2009 09:21 PM

i’m sure she will love it jim , you do very good work. i love all the different patterns you do.

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 09:24 PM

Hello Jim


A very good job

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 09:43 PM

Man, that’s beautiful! nice job.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 10:07 PM

Well executed and I like the choice of timber… almost monochromatic.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 11:20 PM

I love the weave pattern. Great work.

-- Russ

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#7 posted 12-31-2009 12:44 AM

Looks so nice I’d wonder which side to cut on….

-- Every project is a learning opportunity, every error a design opportunity

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#8 posted 12-31-2009 02:11 AM

Very well done, I really like board #1

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

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#10 posted 12-31-2009 02:19 AM

That is way cool Jim! Each one is better than the last, and that’s saying a lot! :)

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#11 posted 12-31-2009 05:19 AM

Thank you all for your kind words.
We as LJ’s always try to out do our latest creations.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#12 posted 12-31-2009 03:36 PM

Jim, these are some nice looking cutters. I especially like the look of the weave pattern. There is no doubt in my mind that either of these boards will be a hit.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#13 posted 12-31-2009 04:37 PM

nice board i need to get off my but and make 1 you have done 1 of these before. so after you have the build down how much longer is it to do that say a square block type board ?

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 09:02 PM

Beautiful work Jim. I love the patterns.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#15 posted 01-03-2010 03:05 AM

Great looking Cutting board.

-- Dennis Zongker

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