Misc. Kitchen Stuff #7

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Project by Don posted 2762 days ago 1552 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The cutting board is Jarrah and Messmate (Eucalyptus obliqua).

The letter opener is Red Gum and is the typical shape of a Gum Leaf. I shaped this on a Wasp Sander.

The bottle stoppers were turned from scraps of (left to right) Huon Pine, Jarrah, Red Gum, Vic Ash, Jarrah, and Red Gum.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2762 days ago

Very nice Don, I’m going to bed now.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 2762 days ago

very nice, i really like the letter opener. must be nice to have all that great aussie wood…next time you come to visit family in the Valley, remember your young wood working buddy ;)

-- Cheers

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#3 posted 2762 days ago

Don, Don, Don… the possibilities for woodworking are endless—you keep taking me on a voyage of discovery and inspiration!!
I love all three of these (especially the letter opener)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Mark A. DeCou

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#4 posted 2761 days ago

I looked at the wasp link, very ingenius. I wish I had thought of that. But, if I had, I wouldn’t have gotten around to doing anything with the idea.

Great projects!

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#5 posted 2660 days ago

These are great. Gotta love shuffle.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 2031 days ago

lol i was looking and i thought ok we have got bottle stops a cutting board and a large wooden leaf… wait? oooohhh a letter opener!

-- mwm! Before you criticise walk a mile in their shoes, and when you do criticise you will be a mile away and have their shoes!

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#7 posted 2031 days ago

Nice job Don

I see so many cutting boards that dont spark my interest but these did. I like the stoppers too!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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