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Project by blackcherry posted 1213 days ago 1858 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last week I posted this style cutting board and over the week-end I made another with some added changes. Instead of the dovetail key I decided to laminate a thin piece of rosewood between the B.E.Maple. The lifts and bows are made from Rosewood which add some richness to the B.E. maple surface. I really like how this board came out and plan on keeping this one in house. Thanks for viewing and have a great week LJ’s…Blkcherry





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whitedog

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#1 posted 1213 days ago

I thought the other board was almost perfect… well this one is a few steps closer. Great board.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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pickpapa

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#2 posted 1213 days ago

Very clean look! I’m diggin the accent colors here. Are the feet fully locked in by the dove tail or did you just add a piece at the end for the effect? Whatever the case, it’s a great board. I haven’t posted anything yet, but I do have a board I made for my wife’s Christmas gift. Might get the nerve to put it up soon. Everything I have seen on LJ so far puts my stuff to shame. Thanks for sharing.

Pickpapa

-- Chuck.. aka Pickpapa`'`'`'`'`'` The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word. Heb. 1:3

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Lenny

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#3 posted 1213 days ago

Wilson, what a fabulous board. The birdseye maple is so full of figure and that rosewood is to die for. What a rich tone it has. This is a beautiful cutting board. I like the design change. Kudos! Well done my friend.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1213 days ago

BC Nice job, very cool design. I was surprised at the last pic on how you made the dovetails. I first thought it was inlay… Great job all the way around on this!!!!!!

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 1213 days ago

Neat cutting board.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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blackcherry

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#6 posted 1213 days ago

whitedog and Charles thanks for the kind words.

Pickpapa, the dovetail lift is a though dovetail. Having a Incra fence on the router table allow you to fit the tail with very little resistance.

Hey Lenny thanks for the kind comments. The rosewood really set this board off. A few years ago a gentleman sold me a box’s of blanks not knowing what he had on hand. I couldn’t get the money out of my wallet fast enough. When I got home I counted over 40 blanks which turn out to be marimba blanks from Ludwig the percussion instrument manufacture. Each piece has the note tone stamp on each blank, these were factory seconds, they measure a full 1 1/4×2” x 14 long roughly. I use these piece sparingly due to the value and shear beauty. Thanks for viewing ….Wilson

Hey Ken how you doing, thanks for viewing.

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Karson

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#7 posted 1213 days ago

A great looking board. Nice job on the build.

-- 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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BreakingBoardom

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#8 posted 1212 days ago

This board is awesome. I can see why you’d want to keep it for yourself. Fantastic work.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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tdv

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#9 posted 1212 days ago

Nice work would you do a blog on the making & fitting processes of the bowties/double dovetails?
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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SPalm

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#10 posted 1212 days ago

Hey BC, nice additions. That is a really handsome board. Just enough bric-a-brac to be special but not too much. And re-using the dovetail for the feet is just special. I can see why you are going to keep it.

Good job Sir,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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mafe

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#11 posted 1212 days ago

Sweet indeeeet.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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lumberdustjohn

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#12 posted 1212 days ago

Another beauty.
Great pic’s also.
Thanks for posting.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Roger

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#13 posted 1212 days ago

that is very awesome! the turnout is fantastic w/ the wood combo. very very nice
what is the finish?

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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itsmic

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#14 posted 1212 days ago

Very nice board, your design is eye catching, and the wood combination and beauty outstanding, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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cwdance1

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#15 posted 1212 days ago

Way cool looking design, wish I could do work like that. Great job.

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