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Mom's Day Cutting Board

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Project by HawkDriver posted 04-05-2011 09:04 AM 1456 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made some other cutting boards and decided to continue on the scrap pile. This one will be for my mother. I had enough left-over strips that I plan on making a cheese cutter to match. I hadn’t made an end grain one yet so figured I’d challenge myself a bit with this one. The lines came out almost perfectly. A hair under one inch thick. It’s made of Maple, Purpleheart, 2 different sticks of Cocobolo and Zebra. Finished with butcher block oil. I admire those of you that make these on a regular basis. My hands are still vibrating from all the sanding. Thanks for looking.

Don’t forget- Mother’s day is on May 8th!
-Pat

Edit: 4-6 added pic of cheese slicer.

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.





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mmax

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#1 posted 04-05-2011 12:58 PM

Great job!!!

-- Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else

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#2 posted 04-05-2011 02:08 PM

Really nice looking board.

-- 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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#3 posted 04-05-2011 02:32 PM

Nice design, I really like it.
Well done too.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-05-2011 04:35 PM

I love your design (nice countertop too). If you make any more of these (especially end grain) you’ll have to invest in a drum sander as it really saves the limbs from carpal tunnel. Been there, done that (carpal tunnel), NOT FUN. The problem with these intricut designs is the glue up/ glue lines and as you pointed out. Yours are spot on. Very well done.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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#5 posted 04-06-2011 12:11 AM

I especially like the centre banding… very impressive..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 04-06-2011 12:15 AM

It looks great.
Thanks for sharing.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#7 posted 04-07-2011 05:08 AM

This looks great….........you did a great job! Your Mom will love it. You also know you won’t be able to keep this a secret before Mother’s Day…..........Right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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