Butcher Blocks

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Project by Chefdavid posted 08-08-2010 04:06 PM 1578 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well being a professional chef building butcher block boards would be a perfect fit. After building my first one (checker pattern) and seeing all the interest in them I built more. I am in love with building them. It is something about them that is just relaxing plus the money is not to bad either. The wonderful thing about woodworking is I am learning each time I put things together. Enjoy! By the way the boards are built with Purple Heart and Maple.

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robert triplett

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 04:40 PM

nice boards. Great way to have complimentary interests in life.

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#2 posted 08-08-2010 04:44 PM

They are so wonderful to cut on that you never want to go back….

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 08:11 PM

Very nice blocks!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 08-08-2010 10:27 PM

well done. And these boards work well, too.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 03:04 AM

Thank you for the comments. I am looking forward to posting more projects!

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 01:22 PM

Nice build

Thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 08-09-2010 06:30 PM

Looks great. Welcome to LJ’s

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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