First Strip Cutting Board

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Project by Elizabeth posted 07-06-2011 05:59 AM 2152 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cutting board in two sessions of a workshop at the University of Oregon’s craft center. I have more photos somewhere, but it’s a pretty standard cutting board. However, it’s also my first cutting board so I know how to make them now.

I gave it to my brother and his wife when they visited for the fourth of July, as they’re much more skilled in the kitchen than I am and are more likely to use it!

Edited to add – I’ve added the other photos, but I also forgot to take any measurements of the thing. I think it’s about 17” by maybe 10” or so, and less than an inch thick.

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#1 posted 07-06-2011 06:28 AM

Nice cutting board. I’m sure it will get frequent use.

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#2 posted 07-06-2011 06:29 AM

This is very nice!!

How thick is it? I think something like this might be adapted to a pizza peel design.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 07-06-2011 06:30 AM

I forgot to take measurements before I gave it away! I think the final size is about 11×17x1 inches. I believe the strips were cut at 1 1/4 inches, or possibly 1 1/2.

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#4 posted 07-06-2011 10:19 AM

Well done! Nice colors.

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

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#5 posted 07-06-2011 02:08 PM

Good looking project!

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#6 posted 07-07-2011 12:24 AM

You did a nice job with the grains. You should be proud!

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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