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Project by dustbunny posted 09-18-2011 03:55 AM 2026 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this board last Christmas for my daughter-in-law and neglected to post it.
It is purpleheart and maple. The ends are breadboard pegged with purpleheart dowels I turned on the lathe.
The last pic is the magazine where I found the design. It can be made in three sizes, and once you make the templates you can start production…..I haven’t started production LOL.
Fun to make, rewarding project.
The finish is Howard Butcher Block Conditioner as always.

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 09-18-2011 04:07 AM

Hey Lisa , good to see you’re back on LJs and you finally posted this beauty !!

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 09-18-2011 04:40 AM

Beautiful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ellen35

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#3 posted 09-18-2011 11:55 AM

Lisa, nice to see you back on the board… in both ways!!!
Still love that board.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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SPalm

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#4 posted 09-18-2011 12:55 PM

Sweet. Good job.
I have always loved that design and have never done one.

Thanks for the inspiration.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Roger

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#5 posted 09-18-2011 03:04 PM

very nice, and with really nice wood combos. Ya gotta luv Woodsmith. I do

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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eddy

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#6 posted 09-18-2011 04:08 PM

great looking board
i think i have found my next project thank
thank you for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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motoman

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#7 posted 09-18-2011 04:35 PM

Nice looking board Lisa.I”ve been thinking about these as xmas gifts also.

-- Mike Wix

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patron

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#8 posted 09-18-2011 04:49 PM

well lisa
it is good to see you back

and with a great project too

enjoy

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Lenny

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#9 posted 09-18-2011 06:49 PM

Hi Lisa. Great looking board and well executed. I love the extra effort to turn and use the purpleheart dowels. Well done.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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moonls

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#10 posted 09-18-2011 11:01 PM

Hi Lisa. It was good to see that your attention is back on woodworking. That cutting board is a beauty!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 09-19-2011 01:34 AM

Hi Lisa. It is nice to see you back on LJ’s. That is a nice cutting board!
.............Jim

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

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jack1

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#12 posted 09-19-2011 03:14 AM

Gorgeous! What a nice looking piece.
Glad to see you are still making sawdust. ;0) Don’t be a stranger.

Jack

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 09-19-2011 02:08 PM

Two thumbs up!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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