Cutting Boards

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Here are a few cutting boards I have made in the last few weeks…
Big one is African Teak / Yellowheart / Oak / and some kind of exotic wood that came in a bundle I ordered as a sticker it looks just like some rosewood i ordered…. measures 12”x22”
Basketweave pattern is Oak / Alder / Walnut… it has some gaps becouse my saw table needs aligned :(...
Cross grain is the left over from a from a larger board made from african teak / aniegre… The anirgre darkend a bunch with oil so the contrast was not what I hoped for….

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#1 posted 03-02-2010 07:13 AM

Very nice cutting boards.

-- Rick

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#2 posted 03-02-2010 07:20 AM

Wow, the basket-weave pattern looks complex. Very nice.

-- Darren

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#3 posted 03-02-2010 07:45 AM

Good job, well designed.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 03-02-2010 07:46 AM

Awesome job on your cutting boards.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 03-02-2010 08:45 AM

Nice boards…a good start.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 03-02-2010 11:27 AM

Good job on the boards the secret handshake will now be sent to you for the cutting board club LOL

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

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#7 posted 03-02-2010 12:04 PM

very pretty you anticipate trouble from the basketweave board? You have the grain running opposite….

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#8 posted 03-02-2010 01:25 PM

These are some nice cutters. I especially like the basket weave. I have been meaning to “join the club” but just have not made time for it, yet.

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

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#9 posted 03-02-2010 01:31 PM

Cool, very nice cutting boards !! I agree with Scott the basket weave is an eye catcher.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#10 posted 03-02-2010 02:18 PM

A great collection of nice cutting boards. Nice work….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 03-02-2010 03:19 PM

Great looking boards.

-- Ralph New Hampshire,

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#12 posted 03-02-2010 05:03 PM

Excellent boards. Love the contrasting wood species. Question for you? Have you tried the 50% Salad Bowl Finish with 50% Mineral Spirits mix for the finish? My first board was finished with Mineral Oil and I too was a bit bummed with the over-darkening of the woods. The second large batch I created, I finished with the 50-50 mix and was really pleased with the finish. It was much lighter on the woods and didn’t have that oily finish in the hand. Anyways, it may be worth a try sometime. These are great boards.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#13 posted 03-02-2010 05:06 PM

Those are some beauties! Well Done!

-- Greg H.-Chaseburg, WI.

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#14 posted 03-02-2010 05:33 PM

Very nice boards

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#15 posted 03-03-2010 02:41 AM

I think I remember you posting the board with the weave pattern, that is a great looking board.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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