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Project by Andrew posted 05-13-2012 12:35 PM 1412 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am getting addicted to making these. Most of them have been gifts so far, people really love them. I was going to post them individually but that might be too many!

Here are the types of wood in each photo:

1. Brazilian Cherry, Purpleheart, Ash
2. Walnut, Maple, Cherry
3. Walnut, Maple, Red Oak
4. Maple, Red Oak
5. Maple, Walnut, Ash

Thanks for looking!

-- Andrew - Albany. NY





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workerinwood

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#1 posted 05-13-2012 01:49 PM

Very nice!! They always make good gifts.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#2 posted 05-13-2012 04:23 PM

they look really nice.. but you might want to check to make sure what woods you use are not toxic.. that can be bad…

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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#3 posted 05-13-2012 04:27 PM

Super looking boards,very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Andrew

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#4 posted 05-13-2012 04:55 PM

I have been checking as I go. The only one I have not checked is brazillian cherry…..doing that now.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#5 posted 05-13-2012 04:57 PM

Looks to be ok according to the wood databise online. Very uncommonly it can cause skin irritation, but nothing major. Seems that most wood does have uncommon side effects.

I went to an allergist once and he said that people can be allergic to ANYTHING – so brazilian cherry (Jatoba, right?) appears to be ok. Thanks for the reminder, Randall.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#6 posted 05-13-2012 11:05 PM

They all look great. Making CB’s can be addictive. I find myself trying to design something nobody has done before, but it is getting harder and harder with all the great designs posted on LJ’s. I also check on toxicity with all the different woods I use. I often wonder if someone with an allergy to peanuts would be affected by a walnut CB. Thanks for sharing.
-Don

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

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#7 posted 05-13-2012 11:36 PM

Very nice Cutting boards Andrew

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Andrew

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#8 posted 05-14-2012 01:32 AM

Thanks guys. I have wondered the same thing about walnut. Particularly since close friends of mine have a son who has a peanut/walnut allergy.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#9 posted 05-14-2012 01:34 AM

Those are beautiful. My favorite’s the last one.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 05-14-2012 12:53 PM

Nice boards. Really nice.
I too am addicted. Kinda fun addiction though.

Keep ‘em coming,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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RBWoodworker

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#11 posted 05-23-2012 04:02 AM

the part I hate the most about cutting boards is…you go thru all the trouble to make an outstanding looking board..then run a knife over it when you use it..it’s like the first cut hurts!! LOL

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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