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Purpleheart and Maple Cutting Board

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Project by ComradeNorgren posted 798 days ago 3530 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!





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AttainableApex

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#1 posted 798 days ago

nice board, i go to austins as well

-- Ben L

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 798 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!

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Andy123

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#3 posted 798 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

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don1960

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#4 posted 797 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

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SergeantSawDust

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#5 posted 797 days ago

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

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

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JuanGatico

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#6 posted 797 days ago

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

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#7 posted 797 days ago

I love these two woods together

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

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IndianaJohn

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#8 posted 797 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.

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redryder

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#9 posted 797 days ago

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

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

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