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Project by rkoorman posted 10-16-2011 11:44 PM 2204 views 25 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Last week I spent some time on making new cuttingboards. A couple of new designs and one old design.

I wanted to make a slide-show telling you how I made the boards but something went wrong with the camera !! On my blog there’s some info on how I made the first serie’s of cuttingboards.

Woods : walnut and ash
Finish : Osmo Hardwax

There are still new idea’s coming to me so there will be some more in the future… many ideas… little time…....First I want to learn how to turn threads by hand on my woodlathe…...


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#1 posted 10-17-2011 12:18 AM

I like your new designs, they do make me a little cross eyed trying to figure out how you assembled them. I particularly like the three piece board. What type of dowel did you use to connect them?

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

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#2 posted 10-17-2011 12:19 AM

Very nice boards .
They are playing tricks with my eye but in a good way
Nice woods and craftsmanship
Now I have to read your blog !

-- Kiefer

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#3 posted 10-17-2011 12:40 AM

Nice additions to your previous boards! You’re acquiring quite an arsenal of eye catching pieces.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 10-17-2011 12:52 AM

Very flash. Very cool.

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

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#5 posted 10-17-2011 01:02 AM

Great job on all of them..very eye-catching : )

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

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#6 posted 10-17-2011 01:52 AM

eye catching to say the least…......... wow Rick, I could learn some things from you on how to design and execute patterns like these. If you like to take a Florida vacation this winter just let me know… I have guest accomodations and a feel I can promise a certain guarantee of a good time. No kidding. We’ll donate everything we make to helping kids with cancer. Something to drink a beer or 3 over.

very nice work

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 10-17-2011 02:17 AM

Really nice designs. Good job.

I remember when I had that cutting board design disease.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 10-17-2011 03:52 AM

Really nice cutting boards, and the designs are playing tricks with my eyes! The 3rd one is really nice.

-- Chuck

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#9 posted 10-17-2011 12:02 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 10-17-2011 03:04 PM

WOW!! This board is alive, It comes at you from all four corners. At first ,I thought that it was rounded, and domed shape. Sorta looks like a pillow. Excellant workmanship.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#11 posted 10-17-2011 05:27 PM

Very good boards.As Steve said they’re addictive, aren’t they?

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

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#12 posted 10-17-2011 10:05 PM

Very nice boards.
They sure do play tricks on the eyes.

Great job!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#13 posted 10-19-2011 03:20 AM

awesome boards will post detail on the build would love to tackle this one

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#14 posted 11-24-2011 03:39 PM

tricking the eye, you’ve done well.

-- another tip from cooperedpatterns

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