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Yes, more cutting boards - Sapele, Walnut, Maple

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Project by Andrew posted 777 days ago 1910 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some more cutting boards. Main wood is Sapele (i love this wood) with walnut/maple stripes/accents.

The are a bit shiny looking since I had just flooded them with mineral oil. They are for 2 people, each will get a breadboard (6.5” x 22”) and a normal board (12” x 18”).

Thanks for looking.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY





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SPalm

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#1 posted 777 days ago

Nice. I am sure they will like them.

I have never played with Sapele. I need to do that. Looks great.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Andrew

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#2 posted 777 days ago

Thanks steve. Soon, I need to start getting back into end grain boards like yours!

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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Blackbear

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#3 posted 777 days ago

Those are handsome boards! Nice work.

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degoose

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#4 posted 777 days ago

Very nicely made… love the fine strips. I have just moved away from the endgrain and back to boards similar to yours… Using purple heart, silver ash and new guinea rosewood. Also have a few with thin strips of pacific ebony…
May copy this design if that is ok…

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

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JR_Dog

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#5 posted 777 days ago

I’ve only made two CB’s and both were end grain… I do however remember saying with both of them how nice they looked before I did the 90 degree flip… how do the non end grain boards hold up? I’d like to make some without being end grain but didn’t know if the board would get prematurely damaged?

Thanks,

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Andrew

282 posts in 970 days


#6 posted 776 days ago

Larry – I am honored if you want to use my design, so by all means!

JR_Dog – honestly i can’t speak for their durability since i haven’t been making them that long. I do know a woodworker who has one from 15 years ago….still intact.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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Andrew

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#7 posted 776 days ago

oops, double post

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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smitty22

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#8 posted 776 days ago

Wow, those are elegant! Love the proportions of the stripes, nicely done!!

-- Smitty

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Andrew

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#9 posted 769 days ago

I added some pictures with natural light after the oil has dried a bit.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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