ZigZag endgrain board

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Project by NavyFlyerTom posted 05-07-2012 01:44 AM 3561 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a couple similar boards on Lumberjocks and had to give it a try. I somehow messed up the dimensions of the first glueups so the maple cuts look kind of odd but the board came out pretty well anyways.
Maple and Walnut finished with mineral oil.

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#1 posted 05-07-2012 01:48 AM

NIce Cb. It blends well together.

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

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#2 posted 05-07-2012 01:52 AM

Yes, it really did come out rather well. I love the more subtle pattern of the maple block grain.

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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#3 posted 05-07-2012 04:43 AM

Very nice design. I like that it’s different from many others. Love the zigzag pattern.

-- fleetfoot

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#4 posted 05-07-2012 05:42 AM

Tom I would not say anything about messing up….you did a great job on the board!!

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 05:52 AM

Hi there Tom, you have completed a spectacular design in your board (well done)

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#6 posted 05-07-2012 09:54 AM

You cutting board people amaze me.

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#7 posted 05-07-2012 07:49 PM

Tough design. Very interesting!!

-- Marcos, California

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#8 posted 05-08-2012 12:06 AM

I would like to know how to get this nice pattern?

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#9 posted 05-08-2012 12:44 AM

rediculously cool!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#10 posted 05-08-2012 01:15 AM

Thats a cool design, I cant look at it to long it gets me dizzy, LOL

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

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#11 posted 05-08-2012 01:29 AM

Thanks everybody. Can’t wait to try some new designs now.

Jorge: McLeanVA has a blog on his page about making the zigzag boards. My board is actually a variation of his design.

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#12 posted 05-08-2012 12:13 PM

Looks fantastic to me!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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