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Another cutting board....with a craftsman look

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Project by Tim Dahn posted 05-30-2010 01:32 AM 2328 views 12 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed this batch of cutting boards after a leaded glass window in the craftsman style. The boards are end grain hard maple, black walnut and bloodwood. Lot of rip cuts, glue ups, planing and sanding! Finished with a mineral oil and beeswax blend.

The last few pics are of The Silver Lake mill shop in Dayton Va., They sell work of local artisans and have agreed to sell my boards. I thought I would post a couple pictures of the cutting boards on display.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-30-2010 01:34 AM

Wow Tim that’s a great board I really like those designs. and nice work on the other projects too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-30-2010 01:48 AM

Great looking boards. Nice job.

Good luck on the sales.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 05-30-2010 02:21 AM

very well thought out design. I like them very much

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 05-30-2010 02:45 AM

great boards there , tim .

a nice change ,

well done !

good luck at the store .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 05-30-2010 03:00 AM

great looking boards

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 05-30-2010 03:54 AM

nicely done. It must be neat seeing your work in a store.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 05-30-2010 03:56 AM

I like the pattern.
You have made some really nice looking boards : )
The shop is quaint.
Good for you on the selling aspect.

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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bake

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#8 posted 05-30-2010 04:06 AM

Great board, love the A&C style.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#9 posted 05-30-2010 04:45 AM

I wish I could see this one in person ….the details are expertly done and the finish looks great as well : )
Best wishes on your sales ! What are the dimensions of these boards ?

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

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#10 posted 05-30-2010 05:53 AM

Hey, this is a really different board. Neat job, Tim. Great design work. I like it a lot…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#11 posted 05-30-2010 06:36 AM

A great looking board.

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#12 posted 05-30-2010 07:25 AM

Great concept and apart from a small amount of glue slip.. a very nice job indeed..
Nice to see others looking outside the box for inspiration.. keep it up…
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#13 posted 05-30-2010 07:35 AM

That board has the look of stained glass, very nice. What was the glue up process for the board?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#14 posted 05-30-2010 11:18 AM

There must be something about the combination of the nameTim, Arts and Crafts/stained glass and cutting boards that caused this.
Click for details: My Versions of Cutting Boards
LOL

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/tpursell?ref=si_shop

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#15 posted 05-30-2010 11:58 AM

Nice board. It goes to show that we all have insperiation’s around us for ideas. Thats why I always keep my camera handy when I go out.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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