Checker style cutting board

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Project by joebazooka posted 05-29-2010 12:59 AM 1352 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay I tried something new for a cutting board. (thank you Mr. Degoose for you encouragement) I took some maple and bloodwood made this 11 1/4 by 17 1/4 checker pattern board. As an after thought I through in the inlaid bloodwood heart. I hope everyone likes it. I have a long way to go before I am as good as that crazy aussie…

-- Robert-maine

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#1 posted 05-29-2010 01:03 AM

Very nice board Robert I like the larger squares.

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#2 posted 05-29-2010 03:48 AM

Very nice board Robert

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#3 posted 05-29-2010 03:51 AM

I really like the Bloodwood / Maple combo : )
Nice looking board .

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#4 posted 05-29-2010 04:46 AM

The contrast is a real eye catcher. I have never used bloodwood but it looks great with a light wood.

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#5 posted 05-29-2010 08:11 AM

Each one is better than the last.. keep going.. I know that you love doing this as much as I do.. and that certainly shows in your work.

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#6 posted 05-29-2010 05:12 PM

I do like the board here and the bloodwood contrasts beautifully with the maple.

Hope your knives hold up to that bloodwood!

What sort of finish are you going with for this one?

-- 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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