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Project by bvdon posted 02-02-2011 02:24 AM 2216 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s another cutting board—friends keep asking for them.

This one was inspired by LarryS’s cutting board that had a nice aged look:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/19824

I copied the pattern, but did not quite get the look due to differences in wood. Regardless, I liked the way it came out… wood always surprises me after it’s all finished.

14×11, 1.75 thick, Cherry, Maple, Padauk and Aeromatic Cedar (the cedar had a tight grain and interesting pattern so I used it despite it being a soft wood… seems hard enough).

-- http://woodwork.me





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dub560

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#1 posted 02-02-2011 07:29 AM

Very nice…I too am inspired by the same folks but lack the fellow thru to make it happen

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#2 posted 03-21-2011 04:46 PM

Thanks Don, super nice board, as are all of yours! I found this CB post when looking for use of cedar in cutting boards, wondered the same as you if it would work…. Now I have my answer.

Cheers,

-- Smitty

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bvdon

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#3 posted 04-01-2011 04:48 AM

On that cedar, only time will tell :) Seemed ok though since I was mixing other woods adjacent.

-- http://woodwork.me

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