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Project by bake posted 08-14-2010 07:26 AM 1209 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wedding gift for my older sisters youngest daughter.

The cutting board is walnut and hard maple, finished with General Finishes salad bowl finish.

The ice cream scoop is walnut with a CA glue finish. This is one of my first turning projects.

-- 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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Ken90712

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#1 posted 08-14-2010 10:18 AM

Goodlooking board and nice grain orientation as well. Looks good and I’m sure she’ll like it!

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

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Steph78

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#2 posted 08-14-2010 01:08 PM

Thats an awesome board! I like the scoop too good job!

-- Steph, Phoenix

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#3 posted 08-14-2010 02:03 PM

Awesome looking board. I like the spoon as well. They go well together.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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curatio

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#4 posted 08-14-2010 03:00 PM

Beautiful board. You did a great job of lining up all the corners of the maple and walnut. Something I haven’t quite gotten down yet. Your a good inspiration for me to keep trying. As soon as I get one that looks that good I will post it. Love the scoop to. I think I will go fix me some ice cream now.

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#5 posted 08-14-2010 03:12 PM

awesome looking cutting board

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 08-14-2010 03:58 PM

Since this is so geometrical, I’m glad you put the sapwood directly down the center. It keeps the “everything in its place” theme going, rather than having it scattered around the board. I’m not saying there’s anything with that method, I just think your layout here really works for this board.

What stock sizes did you use for the hard maple and walnut? How big is the board overall?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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