Bar Cutting Board

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Project by amagineer posted 04-04-2012 11:11 PM 1461 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just found out a friend of mine was just diagnosed with lymphoma. He just got done making a beautiful bar in his rec room, so I decided to make him a Cutting Board for the bar. I had some leftover pieces from my previous CB, so I quickly put together this CB. I have to admit, I was a little disturbed by this news and when I glued up the CB I messed up on the pattern. I decided to do it right and cut it on the table saw and flip it to the way it should be. I used Purpleheart, Hard Maple, Yellowheart, White Limba, Macawood, Goncalo Alves, and White Oak. It measures 10×12 x 1-1/2. Sealed with salad bowl finish, and finished with mineral oil/beeswax. I will be delivering it this weekend, and I hope it cheers him up.

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 11:23 PM

Looks good to me…hope all goes well with your friend…

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 11:28 PM

Great looking Cutting Board!!
Also Hoping the best for your friend.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#3 posted 04-05-2012 02:27 AM

Awesome CB; I’m sure he’ll love it.

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 03:14 AM

Really nice, I like the design.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 01:40 PM

What’s with all these great cutting boards that were posted last night? Nice Job!

Thanks for posting!
Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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