Christmas Presents-Cutting boards & palm boxes

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Project by gbear posted 02-19-2011 12:19 AM 1965 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m a little late getting these posted but I wanted to do so to give thanks to two people: Marc Spagnola, the wood whisperer (I hope I spelled you name right Marc!) for the directions on building the cutting board and Andy (who else when it comes to boxes) for the palm boxes. I made the boxes a little bigger than Andy’s so that the would accomodate money and making the giving of cash a little more personal. I made about 8 of the cutting boards and they were a hit with everyone. I made about the same number of boxes.
Thanks again to Marc and Andy.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#1 posted 02-19-2011 01:08 AM

They are all just incredible.

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#2 posted 02-19-2011 08:17 AM

Well done, what type of woods did you use for the cutting boards?

-- Vince

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#3 posted 02-19-2011 09:07 AM

Great job, what kind of wood on the boxes. Your so close you could drive over and teach me how to do the inlays.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#4 posted 02-19-2011 06:20 PM

Nice work



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#5 posted 02-19-2011 07:41 PM

Thanks for looking…the 1st cutting board is maple and purpleheart, the 2nd is maple and your guess. Its a piece that was given to me and I think its either padauk or tigerwood.
The boxes are as follows: #3 box of camphor burl, lid curly maple: #4&5 box-bloodwood, lid-curly maple: #6 box-birdseye maple, top walnut. The inlays are various pieces of left over materials including maple, purpleheart, ebony,and walnut. 308 gap…anytime!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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