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Project by Kate posted 1569 days ago 1648 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister took care of our dog for a week, so I decided she deserved a gift. I made this cutting board to match her kitchen island (okay, I made her entire kitchen, but that’s another story). It’s all end grain cherry and maple. The middle photo is detail of the grain in each corner.

Fun to make, but lots of gluing.

Thanks for looking.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com





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ellen35

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#1 posted 1569 days ago

Nice work, Kate.
Cutting boards are so great and everyone loves them!
Ellen

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

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freidasdad

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#2 posted 1569 days ago

I like the pattern and the wood choice . A very nice cutting board.
I’ve made long grain cutting boards but have never done end grain boards. What process do you use for truing up and smoothing the faces. With mine I just use the planner, which wouldn’t be an option on end grain boards. I’d like to learn that process as it appears to offer more design options.

-- My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am---author unknown

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BarbS

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#3 posted 1569 days ago

What a nice gift! I think your sister will be very happy to see it.

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TroutGuy

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#4 posted 1569 days ago

Beautiful board. I’ve been thinking about using cherry in a cutting board for a while now. I’m convinced now.

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 1569 days ago

Excellent board and thank you for the close-up detail shot : )

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mtkate

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#6 posted 1568 days ago

really nice

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RexMcKinnon

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#7 posted 1568 days ago

Nice board, different than what I usually see.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Kate

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#8 posted 1566 days ago

thanks for all the comments, folks.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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cdbridge39

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#9 posted 1523 days ago

nice cutting board design

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1522 days ago

Nice work kate this board looks super

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MGoBlue7

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#11 posted 1281 days ago

That’s a really nice gift. Feel free to let me know next time you need a dogsitter. ;-)

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