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Project by blmac4 posted 09-29-2007 11:13 PM 1467 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My wife works at the high school and every year they have a senior citizen appreciation lunchen. And every year she informs me that she needs me to make some door prizes to give out. So I made these as a set of cutting boards that she will give. The long one is for french bread and is 6” x 24” and the small one is what was left over from the glue up. It is 6” x 8” and is good for cutting up onions on. I have another set in the clamps and she also said she wanted me to turn some of the miniture bird house ornaments that I make.


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#1 posted 09-29-2007 11:19 PM

now THAT’s a prize I wouldn’t mind taking home!!!
Never thought of a “set” before. Nice

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 09-29-2007 11:28 PM

Somebody is bound to be a happy winner! Can’t wait to see the turnings.

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#3 posted 09-30-2007 12:05 AM

looks nice. should make a great door prize.
what is that ~ oak, maple, cherry & walnut?

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#4 posted 09-30-2007 12:19 AM

Good looking boards!

Sounds like the wife keeps you busy…..

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Grant Davis

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#5 posted 09-30-2007 03:24 AM

Very nice boards, I like the idea of making them job specific so to speak.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#6 posted 09-30-2007 10:09 AM

Nice work Bobby – I think that somebody should be able to make some great Po-boys on that French Bread board.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 09-30-2007 05:10 PM

Very sharp (no pun intended..well, maybe a little one!). Nice boards..I love to make cutting boards..I’ll have to try a french bread one like yours. Great job


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#8 posted 09-30-2007 05:28 PM

Interesting, I had not thought of a cutting board for french bread. Both are nice looking cutting boards. What woods did you use? It looks like Oak, Maple, Purpleheart, and Paduk maybe?

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#9 posted 10-01-2007 02:30 AM

Thanks for the comments, they are appreciated. The wood in this one are Mahogany, Maple, Jatoba, and Oak.
This was all scrap pieces that were given to me by a friend. He’s always ribbing me about not throwing anything away. I can’t see throwing perfectly good pieces of wood away if it can make something like these cutting boards.


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#10 posted 10-01-2007 03:57 AM

Great looking cutting boards. A beautiful selection.

I hope your wife didn’t let you know on the night before they were required, like most kids do on special reports due tomorrow.

-- 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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#11 posted 03-18-2011 02:52 PM

Great design and colors! Way to give back.

-- DullChiselDoug,

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