Bread and Oil Boards

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Project by jhawkinnc posted 11-30-2011 04:53 AM 2986 views 41 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s another batch of bread and oil boards that I’ve made. They measure 18” x 5” and have small recesses cut out under the bowls. Many species of wood were used. Referencing the second picture (L-R), the line up goes: cherry/maple; maple/makore; maple/padauk; and walnut/maple/padauk. Had a lot of fun making these and some might be maklng an appearance under a christmas tree.

All comments and questions are welcome. Enjoy!

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#1 posted 11-30-2011 05:06 AM

nice job great idea

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#2 posted 11-30-2011 05:41 AM

Nice job. I like that it has the rails and a place for the cup.

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#3 posted 11-30-2011 06:23 AM

Nice design and special gifts .


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#4 posted 11-30-2011 11:06 AM

Beautifully made boards.

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#5 posted 11-30-2011 02:58 PM

Beautiful boards! Nice job.

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#6 posted 11-30-2011 03:24 PM

Nice Boards!!

Like the various wood combinations.


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

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#7 posted 11-30-2011 05:12 PM

Fantastic! I love them. My wife has been asking for more useful stuff out of me. Keep up the good work.

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#8 posted 11-30-2011 09:24 PM

Nice work and great idea.

-- Vince

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#9 posted 11-30-2011 10:29 PM

Very nice – I might have to borrow that idea for some holiday gifts . . .

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#10 posted 11-30-2011 10:59 PM

Still have to make these… nice work…

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#11 posted 12-01-2011 01:20 AM

Very nice work!!

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#12 posted 12-01-2011 02:33 AM

They look great , you did a nice job . What did you use for the finish ?

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#13 posted 12-02-2011 11:55 PM

Wow, that is incredibly creepy. I’ve never posted any, but you’ve reproduced exactly what I’ve made two of before, down to the hardware. Gave them to my Grandad and a cousin.

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#14 posted 12-05-2011 11:47 PM

Thanks for all the great comments everyone! They are greatly appreciated.

@ Jerry: These were finished with mineral oil – same treatment as you would give an end grain cutting board since these will be in contact with food.

@ Chaotic: Too funny! Post some pictures sometime of your versions!

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