Crazily figured maple cutting board.

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Project by wellington posted 08-08-2010 11:55 PM 2135 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was poking around at the lumber yard a few weeks ago, and I found this weirdly figured board of maple.

it wasn’t terribly substantial, but I figured there was enough to chop up and make a ridiculous lookin’ cutting board… so, that’s what I did.

I wanted to be more creative with the design, but given how weird (and green) the maple was, nothing seemed to work…

-- I want to be a space ship when I grow up.

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 11:58 PM

Looks good to me! The fiqure is very pretty. Great Job.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#2 posted 08-09-2010 12:32 PM

Beautiful figuring in this wood!
Unusual board to say the least!!

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

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#3 posted 08-09-2010 01:08 PM

Nice board. May I make a suggestion. You might want to round over the edges next time, it will help to not get any splinters, and it does add to the looks a bit. But once again good looking board.

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

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 02:14 PM

thanks for the love everyone :)

eagle1 – i actually put 3/8” rounds on the edges of all of my boards… but i’m always too impatient and post them out here before i get to that stage… but i agree, i love the look and feel of the round edges.

-- I want to be a space ship when I grow up.

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