5 more cutting boards

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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 08-15-2011 01:41 AM 1908 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still playing with colors and shapes.

These are just way too much fun to make.

Number 1 & 2 is made with maple, purpleheart, padauk and walnut.

Number 3 is made with 23 different strips of wood.

Number 4 is walnut and maple.

Number 5 is a 3-1 pattern, 3 walnuts, then a cherry, then repeat. This is my favorite because the sap wood in the walnut makes a marbled effect.

Bob Aug 14 2011

-- Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 08-15-2011 01:44 AM

They are all good looking boards! Maybe too good, cuz people wouldn’t want to make the first cut on them!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 08-15-2011 01:50 AM

Sweet selection of designs and colors : )

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

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#3 posted 08-15-2011 01:51 AM

Nice, I really find image 4 appealing.

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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#4 posted 08-15-2011 01:51 AM

Great looking boards. Nice color choices and combinations. What angle of cut did you use on the first one?

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 08-15-2011 01:59 AM

Hi Robert.
  1. 1 & 2 are from the same glue up, just arranged different. The angle is about 18 degrees.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#6 posted 08-15-2011 02:05 AM

Bob: A great looking collection of boards.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 08-15-2011 02:16 AM

These are awesome Bob!! You and Lazy Larry should have a competition!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 08-15-2011 07:26 AM

All these boards have great color combinations and patterns. I like them all and my favorite one is the one with all the strips. Great work.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#9 posted 08-15-2011 12:19 PM

Great boards…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#10 posted 08-25-2011 12:55 PM

Looking good Bob.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 08-25-2011 01:55 PM

Bob, these boards are so colorful and interesting. I love the pattern and all of the different wood and they are so pleasing to my eye. Congratulations on a job well done.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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