Southwestern-style End-Grain Cutting Board

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Project by KnotCurser posted 08-25-2010 02:22 AM 1601 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Commissioned piece for a co-worker – he gave me total artistic freedom. Gotta LOVE that!

I used six different woods – White Oak, Red Oak, Maple, Choke Cherry, Regular Cherry and Walnut.

Board contains 231 pieces and measures 11 1/2” wide x 16” long and is a little over an inch thick.

Comments certainly welcome!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 08-25-2010 02:24 AM

awful darn pretty very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-25-2010 03:27 AM

That is an amazing cutting board. Great job.

Thanks, Michael Frey
Portland, OR


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#3 posted 08-25-2010 03:48 AM

Sweet. The color combinations really shine.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 08-25-2010 04:42 AM

This really looks great. How many glue ups were there?

-- Bruce, Arnold MD

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#5 posted 08-25-2010 09:58 AM

I thought that I read compliments welcome… not comments welcome… so I think that I will not comment… just compliment…...Consider yourself complimented on a great job… I just love cutting boards…

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

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#6 posted 08-25-2010 12:57 PM

Yes Larry, comments are welcome – compliments are CERTAINLY welcome! Thanks for both!

Bruce – Only three glue-ups were needed for this one. If I had long enough boards I could have gotten away with two! I’ll let you figure it out…......... ;-)

The colors were most certainly NOT planned to turn out this way – it was a pleasant surprise!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#7 posted 08-25-2010 01:30 PM

looks great!
Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#8 posted 08-25-2010 04:14 PM

Looks good, really nice job!

-- 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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#9 posted 08-25-2010 10:05 PM

Great job, thanks for sharing.

I really like your logo stamp, is that a woodburning end piece?

Where did you get it? I’ve been wanting something similiar to put my footprint on my stuff. I want to add a date code as well.

Thanks again,

-- Fred, Georgia

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