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Project by childress posted 05-26-2010 07:20 AM 5242 views 15 times favorited 51 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a nice order I recently finished and shipped out. There are eight boards total, all of them are mahogany and maple with custom engraving for a special event. Each of these boards is for guests of honor chefs at a culinary symposium to be held soon. One of these boards is for a celebrity figure that I have to leave unnamed as of right now. These are all surprise gifts…. 6 of them are 18 X 24 , the one for the celebrity is 24 X 30 and the small countertop is 32 X 51 and is for the chef who ordered them. He is going to use this on his cooking show that he films from home…

-- Childress Woodworks





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ianlee74

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#1 posted 05-26-2010 07:33 AM

Wow… I thought a 12”x16” was tough enough. Did you glue the big board up all at once? What kind of glue? How many BF are in the big board?

-- Ian, Tennessee

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#2 posted 05-26-2010 07:43 AM

now THAT kids…is a cutting board.

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 05-26-2010 07:49 AM

Great looking cutting boards. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Hallmark

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#4 posted 05-26-2010 08:18 AM

Very nice!

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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Kindlingmaker

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#5 posted 05-26-2010 09:10 AM

Spectacular! You did very well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 05-26-2010 12:39 PM

will that be used in the Moose butchering episode? Zowie that’s big!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Triumph1

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#7 posted 05-26-2010 12:58 PM

That is crazy! Along the lines of what Ian said…I did a 14” x 14” and I thought that was tough! Amazing cutting boards. Now once you find out what TV show these might end up on you have to tell us. Great job on these.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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darryl

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#8 posted 05-26-2010 01:16 PM

wow! those are impressive! ...and beautiful!

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blackcherry

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#9 posted 05-26-2010 01:33 PM

Amazing and spectacular!!!

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Terry

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#10 posted 05-26-2010 01:34 PM

Eric

Great boards. I visited your web site and I am very impressed with your work. I also love the way your site works. What glue do you use for the boards?

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huff

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#11 posted 05-26-2010 01:57 PM

Totally Awesome! What a great order and they are gorgeous.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Knothead62

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#12 posted 05-26-2010 02:12 PM

How many pieces are there in the large board? How long did it take to do the large one? I’m impressed!!! I’m excited about putting a new drawer bottom in a drawer.

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Chase

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#13 posted 05-26-2010 02:16 PM

with a board that big you can cut veggies for the world’s largest soup or something.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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Monty Queen

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#14 posted 05-26-2010 02:21 PM

Awesome looking cutting boards.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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cdbridge39

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#15 posted 05-26-2010 02:33 PM

Is that a cutting board or a table top? That is awesome !!!

-- 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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