Cutting Board

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Project by Deltawood posted 06-06-2011 10:38 PM 1952 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cutting board consisted of cherry, white oak, and maple. I think the white oak was a bad choice in hind sight since it is an end grain cutting board. Just didn’t like the look. It actually came out a little small and light as I was under the gun and running out of time ( Christmas gift.). So I tried something new by adding book matched figured white oak to the underside as an experiment to add more heft. I figured it couldn’t hurt too much since it was an end grain cutting board. I guess time will tell.

-- - If it ain't broke, don't lend it!

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#1 posted 06-07-2011 12:51 AM

I can’t imagine cutting on such a fine piece of work, however in saying that, I’m sure use and age would only bring out a beautiful glow.

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#2 posted 06-07-2011 02:13 AM

That’s looking pretty nice.
It looks from here that the grain is pretty tight on that timber. I bet it will be just fine.
It also looks like that sucker has some heft to it.

That piece on the back is just stunning.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 06-07-2011 04:12 AM

Very nice board, the stiped oak on the bottm is nice. Like the bevel on the top. White oak is ok, red oak bleeds through very fast when applying the finish.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#4 posted 06-07-2011 04:51 AM

Very unique and awesome design and craftsmanship.

Love it.

-- Ellen --

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#5 posted 06-07-2011 05:14 AM

Very attractive cutting board!!!!!!!!.........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 06-07-2011 06:05 AM

All these darn cutting boards start to look the same to me…
Serious though nice work on the end grain…nice and tight… they can be a bugger to glue up…I like the chamfer on the edged too…

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

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#7 posted 06-07-2011 07:12 AM

Looks GREAT!

-- -"Trying is the first step towards failure!"

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#8 posted 06-07-2011 11:18 AM

Another nice board! These things can get addicting! I have made over 100 and still keep making them. Well done!

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

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#9 posted 06-07-2011 07:38 PM

I like it!

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

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#10 posted 07-21-2011 01:04 AM

Directly into my favorites …that White Oak looks perfect against the Cherry and the underbelly is fantastic : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#11 posted 08-14-2011 03:08 PM

I like the designing on the board great work,where did you get the pattern for your board


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#12 posted 08-23-2011 01:24 AM

Hey djnphoto:

I can’t take the credit for this design.
I actually got the idea, pattern, inspiration and and how to from Spalm’s blog titled “Another Cutting Board Design”. This was one of many truly unique and wonder designs he has shared with everyone. Take a look at his blogs and projects.

-- - If it ain't broke, don't lend it!

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