Cutting board holder

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Project by WoodenSoldier posted 12-09-2010 04:30 AM 3958 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I liked my last cutting board so much I decided to make it a wall piece so that it’s on display while not in use. Just a quick little rack I made out of walnut scrap and finished with 3 coats of wipe-on poly.

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#1 posted 12-09-2010 04:35 AM

Good Idea nice job

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-09-2010 04:45 AM

Awesomely cool. Can you share the pattern cuts for the board itself?

Curious as to why you used poly as opposed to mineral oil, walnut oil, or other penetrating oils. Won’t any cuts you make on the board degrade the poly?

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#3 posted 12-09-2010 05:54 AM

Great, now not only do I have to make a cutting board to be considered an official LJ member, now I have to make this handy display shelf as well ! (LOL). kidding aside, beautiful board and great work on the shelf. Thanks for the look and be safe.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#4 posted 12-09-2010 08:54 AM

I like your board WoodenSoldier.

It looks like your previous but rearranged. I gives a great 3D perspective.

Grest job!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 12-09-2010 11:35 AM

Nice job on both.

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

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#6 posted 12-09-2010 01:35 PM

Beautiful cutting board and a great way to display it. It is so nice, I would not cut on it!!!!!!!

It is a real eye catcher!

Thanks for sharing. I have to make one of them some day! Like Rob said, it is almost like a requirement for LJ’s to make a cutting board. Nice work!

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

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#7 posted 12-09-2010 02:00 PM

great way to keep it off the counter
and out of the water
that can creep under them

keeps them flat

great board too

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 12-09-2010 02:27 PM

That’s a beautiful cutting board and a very clever rack. Good work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 12-09-2010 02:29 PM

Great work

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 12-09-2010 03:01 PM

Nice. What a good idea.
I think your board is upside down :-)


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 12-09-2010 03:36 PM

Now that is what I call “Designer Lumberjocks 101”.... Looks fantastic and what a nice decorative aspect to add to any kitchen. My bride displays our small one on our counter top as well. Think I may borrow a few design aspects off yours to make a free standing holder.

Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 12-10-2010 03:14 PM

Must be hard to chop veggies with it up on the wall like that?...

Nice board..


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#13 posted 03-01-2011 02:42 AM

thats way kool . i wish i can do that kind of stuff.

-- kayakdude

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