LumberJocks

Purpleheart and Maple Cutting Board

  • Advertise with us
Project by ComradeNorgren posted 775 days ago 3486 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, my sister moved out, and she was using one of those little dinky white plastic cutting boards, so it was time to make her a semi-decent one. I went down to Austins in Santa Ana and picked up some 4/4 Purpleheart and maple and made this. Also made my own cutting board oil by mixing mineral oil and melting 25% wax into it. Turned out pretty good, and much cheaper than the stuff you buy at the store. Anyways, thanks for looking!





9 comments so far

View AttainableApex's profile

AttainableApex

338 posts in 1436 days


#1 posted 775 days ago

nice board, i go to austins as well

-- Ben L

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3257 posts in 1011 days


#2 posted 775 days ago

Beautiful board. Great job. Those 2 woods really compliment each other well.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View Andy123's profile

Andy123

226 posts in 1077 days


#3 posted 775 days ago

Good looking board. I love the Maple PH combo.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

View don1960's profile

don1960

212 posts in 1290 days


#4 posted 775 days ago

Love Purpleheart. One of my favorite woods. The contrast with the maple is great.

One of my other favorite woods is Yellowheart. Mixed with the purpleheart makes another nice contrast.

-- -- Don from PA

View SawDustKing's profile

SawDustKing

173 posts in 785 days


#5 posted 774 days ago

I like it! I enjoy the contrast with the purple heart and maple as well.

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sawdustking.com

View JuanGatico's profile

JuanGatico

71 posts in 789 days


#6 posted 774 days ago

It’s so beautiful that I wouldn’t like to use it as a cutting board.

View BentheViking's profile

BentheViking

1746 posts in 1167 days


#7 posted 774 days ago

I love these two woods together

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

View IndianaJohn's profile

IndianaJohn

19 posts in 932 days


#8 posted 774 days ago

I really like it. There are so many cutting board designs out there, but I haven’t seen one like this. Simplistic, but I think that’s what I like about it.

View redryder's profile

redryder

2107 posts in 1705 days


#9 posted 774 days ago

Nice design and nice photo’s…..................

-- mike...............

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase