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Project by bvdon posted 12-22-2010 08:18 AM 2565 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a rather large cutting board I made for my mother-in-law’s birthday. Nothing too fancy in terms of design, but the wood sure is pretty :)

Length is about 25 inches, 2.75 inches thick…weighs a ton.

-- http://woodwork.me





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wseand

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#1 posted 12-22-2010 09:13 AM

That is quite nice. Looks pretty fancy to me and I am sure it does to your mother in law as well.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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blacknail

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#2 posted 12-22-2010 10:03 AM

Now I really like this one….

I’d be half tempted to use one side as a cutting board and let it do double-duty in the shop as a small workbench. Good job!

-- Darrell B.

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DrAllred

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#3 posted 12-22-2010 10:28 AM

Nice board, at least it won’t be moving when it is used and you can exercise when moving it. I like the color combination and the simplicity of the design.

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#4 posted 12-22-2010 11:25 AM

Well done, looks great!

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

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#5 posted 12-22-2010 02:41 PM

It’s beautiful. Nice colors.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 12-22-2010 02:53 PM

Great job, what types of wood did you use?

-- -=Den

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#7 posted 12-22-2010 03:28 PM

That’s a monster!
Looks really nice, in both wood selection and execution.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Xodus

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#8 posted 12-22-2010 04:20 PM

Man, that is a great cutting board, great wood combination. Is that Walnut, Maple, Purpleheart and Yellowheart? What a great gift.

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#9 posted 12-22-2010 04:42 PM

I like the massive look. Very nice.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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rowdy

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#10 posted 12-22-2010 05:08 PM

Nice board. Often, simple is best!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#11 posted 12-22-2010 05:40 PM

looks fantastic

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#12 posted 12-22-2010 05:45 PM

I like the design of the board. The color combinations are great.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#13 posted 12-22-2010 07:50 PM

Nice job. Looks great! You must have a nice mother-in-law.
The thought of doing something like this would never enter my mind!!

-- Cut the hole twice and it's still too big!

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#14 posted 12-22-2010 11:45 PM

Very Nice, i’m working on something similar right now

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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#15 posted 12-23-2010 02:53 AM

Different.. in a good way… I do declare I do like it sir.

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

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