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Some more cutting boards. I make my board three ply and sometimes five ply but always there is a hard maple on the back for cutting purposes. The faces are meant for display.I have a habit of waking up about 2 AM and do some free thinking. Years ago I was free thinking on a problem and came up with a wonderful practical and diplomatic solution to a problem. I went happily back to sleep and in the morning the solution had vanished. Since then I keep a pencil and paper next to the bed and write down the pattern or idea so my rusty old mind can reconnect. In the second and fourth picture I will have to admit I made a wrong cut and what you see is a salvage job. What else you see is some free thinking except for that darn mistake.

-- Roy Montana





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therookie

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#1 posted 1128 days ago

Those are some nice boards I like them.

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Mark Miller

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#2 posted 1128 days ago

Wow Roy very nice!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1128 days ago

All these boards are pure art amazing work ,great job

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1128 days ago

Very nice assortment : )
What types of dyes do you use ?

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BigTiny

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#5 posted 1128 days ago

Nice boards. Great patterns.

Were you by any chance a rug maker in Baghdad in a previous life? Those have a definite Persian look to them.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 1127 days ago

wow- eye popping color & designs..thanks for sharing these colorful beauties with us

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Bluepine38

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#7 posted 1127 days ago

Your mistakes are better than my finished products. Do you make you boards in plys for strength, or is
it just because of your former job? Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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rrdesigns

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#8 posted 1127 days ago

Psychedelic man. Groovy.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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McLeanVA

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#9 posted 1127 days ago

Really cool design. Curious… are the pastel colors achieved by dye on light woods?

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1127 days ago

These are some works of art!

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

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Ryan

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#11 posted 1127 days ago

Cool shape.
What is the wood for pink?

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