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Project by Dusty56 posted 1671 days ago 2465 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had to try something different . Added the additional juice well to my usual juice groove. Joel wanted a plain jane Maple board with clipped corners to actually use , so I figured why not practice on something that was already relatively ugly to start with. I threw in some Birdseye and some other figured Maple just for flavor….I don’t know why some of the Maple appears yellow in the pictures , but it isn’t in real life…LOL
Comments and critiques are welcome : ) Thanks for looking !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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matt garcia

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#1 posted 1671 days ago

That’s maple? Looks like cherry to me!! Nice board!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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firecaster

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#2 posted 1671 days ago

The juice well doesn’t look round in the first picture. Is that an optical illusion? Does it look the same in real life?

Turned out real nice.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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Rick Dennington

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#3 posted 1671 days ago

Greetings Dusty:...... Sorry….,but that’s an ugly cutting board, like you said. I do ,however , like the juice border, but the rest of it….........huh? You are right…. the woods do look different… ok, I’ll keep quite now.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1671 days ago

It is an optical illusion…the juice grooves intersect the well at a lower level so they can drain into the well which makes it look distorted. Depending on the shadow line , it either looks perfectly round or not in real life…..Maybe they sold me a defective bit….Hmmmmm , I better check on that !......Thanks for the comment and compliment : )

Matt , isn’t it funny how sometimes they do look similar ?

Rick D…don’t be shy with your comments…I can take it : ) I know it’s fugly , but that’s what the customer wanted : ) Strictly utilitarian and if not for the new well process , I wouldn’t have posted this POScrap !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Karson

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#5 posted 1671 days ago

A great looking addition. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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degoose

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#6 posted 1671 days ago

Down right ugly… you have put the “F” in UGLY…..worst board I have ever seen..
Hey Len… can you take that… LMAO…..ROFL….
I do so like the juice groove and well….At least people will want to cut on it….. no…”oh it is so pretty I don’t want to cut on it”

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 1671 days ago

Thanks Karson : )

Yeah Larry , I can take it , Mate : ) LOL Is that the best you’ve got ?
This will probably look better with a few knife scars across its hide : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jack1

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#8 posted 1671 days ago

I made something like that when I got really juiced one day… just kidding. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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ellen35

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#9 posted 1671 days ago

The bird’s eyes really show up Len.
Beauty is in the “eye” of the beholder!
I’m sure the recipient was thrilled.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 1670 days ago

jack1 ...LOL

ellen , Thank you for the nice comment : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Loucarb

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#11 posted 1670 days ago

Nice idea & board. Well done.

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