Cutting Board--Bubinga Style

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Project by drbyte posted 08-21-2017 04:14 PM 625 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another cutting board. But WOW look at that Bubinga! The chatoyance is strong with this one! It’s heavy, 1.25 inch thick and 12 inches by 14 inches. Better have a good knife sharpener on hand too, very dense. Strip of Hickory just for a little contrast. Wood supplied by requestor and it is beautiful! Sanded down to 320 grit then multiple coats of hand rubbed mineral oil applied. Finger grooves in two edges to assist in lifting. Wish I had a truck load of this beautiful wood from South America!

-- Dennis, WV

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#1 posted 08-21-2017 10:18 PM

Beautiful board Dennis!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 08-22-2017 01:00 PM

She’s a beaut ! well done !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#3 posted 08-22-2017 01:13 PM

This is a beautiful cutting board and the wood is outstanding.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 08-22-2017 02:34 PM

Thanks to all who viewed and commented!

-- Dennis, WV

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#5 posted 08-22-2017 05:34 PM

Beautiful board! I love working with Bubinga but it’s so expensive I had to stop using exotics. I did, however buy 2 pieces o Zebra Wood 1×6x10’. I was looking around in Texas Molding and the Zebra was mixed in with their s4s Walnut. Since that’s all they had they sold it to me for $5 a LF. I buy Cherry, Oak, Walnut, Mahogany, Beach, and Maple from them and they give it to me for contractor price. Around $8 a BF for Walnut way cheaper than Rockler.

-- Ray Vanderpool

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