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This cutting board measures 11×8.5×1.75
Dec 17, 2011
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#1 posted 12-17-2011 03:16 PM
That is very nice! I’d love to know the steps you did to make that. My wife has been wanting a really nice cutting board for our kitchen. I have been researching them and really like this one. Nice colors
-- still wet behind the ears.....
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#2 posted 12-17-2011 04:29 PM
Cool design and great job on the wood combo. Very nice!
-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
Bob A in NJ
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#3 posted 12-17-2011 04:37 PM
-- Bob A in NJ
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#4 posted 12-17-2011 06:16 PM
Great looking board genaro. You made a good choice with your wood selection. Thanks for sharing.
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#5 posted 12-17-2011 06:56 PM
Nice pattern and wood choices : )Happy Holidays !
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#6 posted 12-17-2011 06:57 PM
Love the color combo and design! Great job!
-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo
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#7 posted 12-17-2011 07:22 PM
I would hate to make the first cut…........
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#8 posted 12-18-2011 05:01 AM
Very nice, thanks for sharing, way above my skills.
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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#9 posted 12-18-2011 07:13 AM
The thin insets are striking! Beautifull!!
-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien
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#10 posted 12-18-2011 07:36 AM
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
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#11 posted 12-22-2011 02:20 PM
Absolutely stunning.Love the thin lines – they make the piece.
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#12 posted 12-22-2011 02:36 PM
Awesome board. Somehow I can never get over purple heart.
-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards
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#13 posted 10-22-2012 11:02 PM
How do you keep the purple heart so purple? When I put mineral oil on, it gets very dark and loses that great purple hue.
#14 posted 10-26-2012 05:11 AM
The purple heart that I used for this cutting board was naturally deep in color. I still have a small piece of purple heart from the original cutting board and I compared it to a new piece I bought; theres a big difference between the two one is darker . I noticed when I run end grain cutting boards through my drum sander the purple heart burns a lot quicker then the other woods. Lighter runs and a lot of sanding with the orbital sander should help keep the natural color to not be so dark – On other projects I have used butcher block finish that has a glossier finish than mineral oil.
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#15 posted 10-31-2013 12:40 AM
I LOVE purpleheart. I hear ya about the burning with the drum sander. That stuff is tough.
-- -- Don from PA
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