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Project by Dusty56 posted 02-17-2011 05:04 AM 2512 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry about the picture quality…I just couldn’t get the lighting right on this one.

Blistered Maple and Cherry cutting board for my friends , Van and Saren : )

Finish is Mineral Oil and it had been applied just before the pix were taken , making the board appear glossy in some of the pix.

Your Comments and Critiques are always welcome : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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jack1

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#1 posted 02-17-2011 05:07 AM

Nice looking board. Did you really have to paint it pink?? ;0) Seriously, nice piece.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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fredf

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#2 posted 02-17-2011 05:09 AM

what did you do in the first picture?? strange color temp lights

fred

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 02-17-2011 05:50 AM

I like the pink one!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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janice

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#4 posted 02-17-2011 05:52 AM

Very nice looking board.

-- Janice

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Karson

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#5 posted 02-17-2011 06:30 AM

Some cool looking maple. A great looking board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ellen35

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#6 posted 02-17-2011 10:16 AM

Great board… except for the color! I’ve never seen pink wood ;-)
And your juice groove looks perfect!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 02-17-2011 03:01 PM

Nice job on this. Really good looking maple.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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sedcokid

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#8 posted 02-17-2011 03:28 PM

Great looking board.

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Terry

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#9 posted 02-17-2011 04:36 PM

Very pleasing shape. What size? What size corner radius?

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B13

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#10 posted 02-17-2011 06:42 PM

Great! job. how did you stain It? thanks! for caring enough to not use real purple heart.

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savannah505

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#11 posted 02-17-2011 07:57 PM

Hey Dusty – Great looking board. How have you been?

-- Dan Wiggins

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Jonathan

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#12 posted 02-18-2011 12:44 AM

Dusty, that is some good looking maple in that board!

I like the broadly sweeping curved edges too.

-- 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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#13 posted 02-18-2011 01:28 AM

like the colour mix in the first picture :-)
well done

Dennis

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moonls

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#14 posted 02-18-2011 02:55 AM

Len, you really made the figure of the maple dance! Nice job but the pink has got to go!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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Ben

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#15 posted 02-18-2011 05:01 PM

Looks Great!! Nice wood combination. Love the maple.

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