Coupla boards

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Project by Don posted 02-08-2012 10:41 PM 1704 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few cutting boards I have made in the past little while. Nothing spectacular but I wanted to share…

1. This is made up from leftovers and I thought it would look nice in our kitchen so I donated it to SWMBO.

2. This bad boy was ordered by a client and measures 16” x 21” (Maple and Jatoba)

3. When I was doing up the Jatoba and Jatoba/Maple boards, I wanted to do a negative look to the J/M so this is a M/J board

4. This is a board that was supposed to travel with me tomorrow but will be staying home in Canada (more in #6). Made from Maple and Bloodwood

5. This little feller goes with the Maple and Jatoba board in #3.

6. Wife and I are heading to Australia tomorrow morning to stay with folks we met on a cruise last May. I wanted to make them a cutting board with Canadian colours in it, Red and White. The closest I could get is Maple and Bloodwood so here it is. Unfortunately, the Maple darkens in hue and the Bloodwood isn’t very red anymore. Oh well, the thought was there…..

  • Larry – no telling them about this please ;)


-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 02-08-2012 10:47 PM

Wow Don
These are all amazing boards they all have fantastic designs, great workmanship.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 11:07 PM

Those are rally nice cutting boards, I’m sure they will love them! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 11:41 PM

Beautiful work Don. Those boards rock.

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#4 posted 02-08-2012 11:57 PM

Those all look great, nice job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 02-09-2012 12:42 AM

Nicely made…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 02-09-2012 01:31 AM

Great boards!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 12:41 PM

very well done

-- Joe, Ga

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#8 posted 02-09-2012 04:11 PM


Awesome job. That zig zag is a beast. Have a great time in Australia.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#9 posted 02-09-2012 04:24 PM

They all look really nice. Really fond of board #4. If I may make one comment on it…...I think I would have wrapped it in solid maple so the off-set bloodwood pattern wouldn’t show through the edge.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#10 posted 02-10-2012 02:39 PM

Nice variety of CB patterns. They will love the CB because it was from you.

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

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