Cutting Board donation

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Project by amagineer posted 05-01-2012 05:20 PM 1371 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Donating this Cutting Board to be auctioned off to raise money to help kids with reading difficulties. It is 12×12 x1-5/8 thk and made from Shedua, Hard Maple, Bubinga, European Beech, Macawood, Black Walnut, and Marblewood. I sealed it with Salad Bowl finish and finished it with mineral oil/beeswax.

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

10 comments so far

#1 posted 05-01-2012 05:27 PM

Very nice job It wil help the fund raiser I am sure.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#2 posted 05-01-2012 05:35 PM

Nice grain combos. The board should do well in the auction.

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#3 posted 05-01-2012 05:53 PM

Good looking board.
Thanks for donating it. That is a very nice thing to do.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 05-01-2012 07:18 PM

Great Color Contrasts, Very Nice!!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#5 posted 05-01-2012 07:46 PM

Great board and for a great cause, well done.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#6 posted 05-01-2012 08:25 PM

Nice board and nice gesture…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 05-01-2012 11:28 PM

Very nice and a great cause. I love the mix of woods, they really make that board pop.

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

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#8 posted 05-02-2012 09:41 AM

Great job! Should bring top dollar for a great cause. We do chairity with our Lab with children with readiing and social problems at the schools on fridays. Fun to help.

Good luc,k would love to hear what it goes for.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 05-02-2012 02:21 PM

When you donate these to a silent auction.. Do you put simple care instructions with them? If so.. what do they say..

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#10 posted 05-02-2012 04:39 PM

Thanks all for the wonderful comments. The CB sold for $50. I always put a card with a list of the woods and the country they originated from. Also, Cutting Board Care and Maintenance card;

You have purchased a fine handcrafted cutting board, made from different hardwoods, and if taken care of, it will last you a very long time. The wood has been thoroughly sealed with “Butcher block sealer” (non toxic) and coated with a blend of mineral oil and beeswax.

You will need to apply a coat of mineral oil or butcher block conditioner about once a month.

To clean, just rinse with water and wipe off.

Do not put in the dishwasher!

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

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