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Pig Cutting Board

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Project by shredkeenan posted 1566 days ago 10498 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a wedding present for my good friends. I used a hardboard template to flush-trim the pig shape after I rough-cut it on the bandsaw. The pig’s tail can be used to hang the board on a hook for storage or display. I regret adding the eye…it’s pretty but in hindsight it looked better without it. If anyone is interested in the pig template I designed I uploaded it here.

Details
Size: 11” x 17” x 1.25” thick
Wood: Hard maple and purpleheart
Other Materials: Abalone shell for the pig’s eye
Finish: Paraffin wax and mineral oil mix





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 1566 days ago

Very nicely done : )

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

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#2 posted 1565 days ago

Great board. Who says a cutting board has to be square? Nice design and build.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 1565 days ago

Nice work here. I’m sure they appreciated your handmade work, even with the eye.

I probably would’ve passed on the eye, but now you’ll know for next time.

A very user-friendly size, without being cumbersome.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 1559 days ago

I like it!

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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#5 posted 1559 days ago

neat board

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