Cutting boards

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Project by Lori posted 09-06-2007 10:08 PM 1581 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These cutting boards were made for the Christmas of 2005. There were I believe 19 of them made and though they look identical they are not. Why are they not identical you ask?
Because my miter gauge was off a tinsey bit and so sizing had to change to fit the pieces together.
Anyway, they are all made of a mix of maple, walnut and mahogeny and finished with mineral oil.

-- Lori

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#1 posted 09-06-2007 10:28 PM

Very nice. Have you done any end grain boards?

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#2 posted 09-06-2007 10:39 PM

Nice cutting boards. Interesting design. Everybody likes to get cutting boards.

A very practical gift!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 09-06-2007 11:00 PM

Thank you. Even though I had trouble with them I still enjoyed making them. These are the only cutting boards I have made. Someday I hope to make the end grain ones. They really look good.

-- Lori

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#4 posted 09-06-2007 11:23 PM

A cutting board is an essential item, and I can’t seem to ever have enough of them with the way I cook. Great gifts, great job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#5 posted 09-07-2007 03:43 AM

Very nice looking cutting boards Lori!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 09-07-2007 03:54 AM

Great boards Lori.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 09-07-2007 04:16 AM

Great, I might try them.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#8 posted 09-07-2007 04:50 AM

beautiful cutting boards. I really like the mahogany stands out.

-- bryano

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#9 posted 09-07-2007 05:53 AM

very cool…did you do the other ones with the same design? what woods did you mix…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 09-07-2007 04:33 PM

The pattern was the same for all 19 boards. The only change was in the sizing of the pieces.
I used maple, walnut and mahogeny.

-- Lori

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#11 posted 09-07-2007 05:05 PM

Nice work Lori. These cutting boards look great. Hey, Christmas is a few months away, so you can make those end grain boards you wanted to try.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#12 posted 09-07-2007 06:31 PM

Good job Lori. Great jobs. Bet they are appreciated !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#13 posted 09-07-2007 09:31 PM

Thanks Bill. Those end grain boards will have to wait. I started making the scroll sawn baskets for this year.
At the rate I work, I will be lucky to finish in time, even with my hubby helping with the finishing.

-- Lori

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#14 posted 09-07-2007 09:52 PM

gorgeous design!! well done

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#15 posted 01-15-2009 02:47 PM

Nice boards! I have been meaning to make a couple of endgrain ones but i think i might try a similiar design to yours instead :)

-- mwm! Before you criticise walk a mile in their shoes, and when you do criticise you will be a mile away and have their shoes!

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