Cutting Board set - Birthday gift

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Project by rockmolsen posted 07-09-2016 03:44 PM 945 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter has a very small apartment in Manhattan and has been asking me to make her a cutting board. Normally I would do a traditional “stay on the counter” board but since space is limited I decided on this style that can be hung and put away. The circle board is 3/4” by 16” and the bread cheese board is 15’ by 5” also 3/4 thick.
Made from Walnut, Maple, Zebrawood and Bubinga. Sanded to 320 and finished with several coats of mineral oil and bee’s wax.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#1 posted 07-09-2016 05:10 PM

I must admit it’s one of the best wood combinations on cutting boards. I like the angled cut on cheese board. Realy beautiful gift.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-09-2016 06:05 PM

Nice wood choice. These look sharp

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#3 posted 07-10-2016 03:10 AM

Looks like you did a bang up job. I’m with Ivan on the angle cut on the cheese board – I like the look.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#4 posted 07-10-2016 03:15 AM

I use to make custom cabinet for Manhattan so I know they very small ….... nice job on boards …..they look GREAT


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#5 posted 07-10-2016 01:34 PM

These are nice and I like the patterns.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 07-11-2016 06:14 PM

that’s a lovely gift!

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#7 posted 07-12-2016 05:27 PM

nice. love the contrast in the woods.

-- Love the smell of snow in the morning.

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#8 posted 07-13-2016 12:39 PM

Nice wood combos.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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