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Project by Tommy posted 1220 days ago 1426 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a new cutting board I did to play with design a bit more and make some attempts at being more creative. It’s still a smaller board, probably 12×10 roughly. The wood is mahogany and red oak, finished with just mineral oil. Fun project, ran into some challenges, learned some stuff…the usual.

PS. I am a woodworker and NOT a photographer, FYI this thing looks better in person than from my crappy camera on my phone.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.





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GaryD

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#1 posted 1220 days ago

I dont know, but it looks pretty good on here. Well done.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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WoodArtbyJR

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#2 posted 1220 days ago

Tommy,
As a member of the LVDT Club I want to welcome you as a member. This is a very nice board. I really like the design and the use of the bit on the edge. It looks like this layout pattern would also make a very nice end grain board pattern as well. Don’t worry, the pictures are just fine. A couple of thoughts for you. On you final coat on mineral oil, try heating the oil and add about 30% beeswax to the mixture. It will give the board just a touch of luster and it will also aid in the sealing of the board. I have found that on single sided boards adding poly bumber feet ( item B http://www.leevalley.com/US/hardware/page.aspx?p=62154&cat=3,40993,41285&ap=1) gives the owner of the board a little help in picking up the board and it does not slip around on the countertop whlie in use. Very nice and can’t wait to see what you come up with next.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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dub560

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#3 posted 1220 days ago

sweet i like it

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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stefang

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#4 posted 1220 days ago

Great job on this Tommy. A little different and good looking.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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shopmania

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#5 posted 1220 days ago

Tommy- Looks Great!! I really need to make one of these! Soon. Maybe you can give me a tutorial!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Tommy

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#6 posted 1220 days ago

JR, appreciate the comments and the classy way of suggesting new techniques! I think I’ll try some of what you suggested, particularly the bees wax.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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lumberdustjohn

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#7 posted 1219 days ago

Looks good from here!

Thanks for posting.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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nitewalker41

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#8 posted 1219 days ago

really kewl pattern, nothing wrong with your photo’s they make the board look great, did yourself proud

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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