Snake skin cutting board

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Project by SailorDaddy posted 08-09-2011 10:15 PM 1680 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my latest cutting board. I made it for a friend at work who got it for his girlfriend. It is cherry, walnut, bloodwood and yellow heart. I thought it looked like a snake skin with the diamonds and stripes and zigzags and the color. I delivered it via a display case at the local hardware store. My buddy took his girlfriend there and acted like he just stumbled on it. It had a card on it that said Happy Birthday to her and a description of the woods. She was totally suprised and he says that she loves it.

-- God, Family, Country, Woodshop!

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 10:28 PM

Beautiful board.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 10:36 PM

I am most impressed with the book matching of the endgrain… that takes a bit of planning…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 10:41 PM

Very nice work. And a nice story too.
Those diamonds are cool, I gott’a try them.

Good job Sir,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 07:02 AM

Nice board.

-- Mel,

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#5 posted 08-10-2011 08:23 AM

Very nice board indeed!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 08-10-2011 06:51 PM

Two words I don’t often use. Slick and Jazzy. Both meant as a compliment. This is definitely not run of the mill. Thanks for posting.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#7 posted 03-18-2013 01:03 PM

Wow, that’s really nice. Usually I just glance over cutting boards, but I really like this. Has a Southwestern feel to it… I’m gonna have to favorite.

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