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Project by robert triplett posted 03-29-2012 12:07 AM 1878 views 18 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few of the cutting boards I have been making.
Walnut and Curly Maple 11” x 18”
Curly Maple and Walnut 11” x 18”
DeGoose style cheese paddle Maple, Sapele, Yellowheart, and Purpleheart 14” x 20”
Curly Cherry and Curly Maple 13” x 18”
Curly Maple, Walnut, with Padauk and Yellowheart stripes 12” x 18”
Walnut and Curly maple 13” x 18”

these are fun to make and sell well! I need to have 60-70 made by summer.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!





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#1 posted 03-29-2012 12:23 AM

Beautiful work, thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 12:48 AM

Wow, really nice designs!

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 01:03 AM

Those are beautiful! Great Job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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lizardhead

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#4 posted 03-29-2012 01:03 AM

The round one could easily be made into a pizza getter thinggy

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#5 posted 03-29-2012 01:10 AM

Very unique designs. I am sure they will sell. Why do you need 60-70 by summer?
-Don

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

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#6 posted 03-29-2012 01:11 AM

Stunning.

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

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#7 posted 03-29-2012 01:19 AM

All very well done BUT that cheese paddle is simply beautiful. Great great workmanship.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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robert triplett

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#8 posted 03-29-2012 02:13 AM

DeGoose posted his cheese paddle here last year(?) and i talked with him about making one. They are a fun way to show the zigzag pattern. I like the off color maple.
I sell these all summer as my summer income. Teachers don’t get paid in the summer. They sell well and I want to get ahead of the building. I sure like using Curly maple and it has been fairly cheap lately.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#9 posted 03-29-2012 03:07 AM

I sure like the first two boards very interesting designs. Thanks for posting .

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#10 posted 03-29-2012 03:12 AM

Those are nice cutting boards. I especially like the design of the first one.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 03-29-2012 03:25 AM

fantastic boards great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 03-29-2012 03:34 AM

Very nice boards Robert. Not sure how you did the designs, but they look great. I was wondering how much you folks sell your cutting boards in your neck of the woods. They sell for $40 for small boards up to $150 for large custom designed. Another guy at the market has been making them, but only have 4 on display along with other items. I am thinking of adding them to my band saw boxes.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#13 posted 03-29-2012 05:46 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 03-29-2012 06:18 AM

Thought I recognised the 3rd pic… kinda jumped out at me… really like what you have done with the designs… best of luck to you over the summer…A quick peak at my paddle.. and BTW it is nearer 2 years ago….
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-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#15 posted 03-29-2012 12:14 PM

i really like the ones with the flowing curves. Very appealing.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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