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Project by woodsmithshop posted 06-27-2010 06:37 PM 2531 views 26 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the latest cutting board I have made, it is Maple, Walnut, Cherry, and Bloodwood, 20”X 12”X 3/4” I still can’t imagine using something like this to actually cut on.
Larry and many others are creating works of art that will last much longer than a painting or photo, so I am still trying to learn, and maybe one day I can put mine next to theirs.
thanks for looking.

-- Smitty!!!





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NewPickeringWdWrkr

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#1 posted 06-27-2010 07:07 PM

you are far too modest Smitty. This board looks fantastic!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

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ellen35

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#2 posted 06-27-2010 07:09 PM

Smitty,
This is beautiful!!! I love the design and the wood choices compliment each other nicely.
Keep in mind… the more you use it, the nicer it gets!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Mary Anne

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#3 posted 06-27-2010 07:19 PM

It’s beautiful! I love the design.

I use my boards for cutting and I encourage others to also use the ones I make; it just feels good to use something that beautiful. I cut on one side and leave the other side for display.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 06-27-2010 07:49 PM

Great board! Your right Larry and few others are masters, but the fact that they share and help us is a great thing! Very well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#5 posted 06-27-2010 08:33 PM

Just gorgeous! Great work! Thanks so much for sharing with us.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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BritBoxmaker

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#6 posted 06-27-2010 08:41 PM

You can put your’s next to mine anytime you like.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 06-27-2010 08:42 PM

very cool smitty a great looking board.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SPalm

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#8 posted 06-27-2010 08:43 PM

That is just super. Nice wood choices too.

Some real planning went into that one,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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degoose

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#9 posted 06-27-2010 09:13 PM

Life it too short to cut on an ugly board…
This is a credit to you… well done..
I can see so many newish designs being posted here…
I can’t keep up with all the talented folks …
Definitely not your standard cutter..This is the third step…

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

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Joe Weaver

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#10 posted 06-27-2010 09:15 PM

its a beautifull board, well done

-- Joe, Ga

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MickeyGee

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#11 posted 06-27-2010 09:21 PM

Great job! The color contrast really works well.
You may consider yourself still a “student” but with work like that you could teach some of us a whole lot. .

-- -- Mike

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BarbS

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#12 posted 06-27-2010 09:32 PM

Very attractive. I love all these cutting boards!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#13 posted 06-27-2010 09:49 PM

I love that design, great work.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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8iowa

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#14 posted 06-27-2010 10:01 PM

Wow! It’s beautiful. You must be one heck of a fast “glue up” guy.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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mtkate

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#15 posted 06-27-2010 10:05 PM

The texture just jumps out at you. Really nice.

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