cutting board from scraps

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 06-26-2012 04:41 AM 1635 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ash, Oak and Elm. Since I cut a lot of 2 inch slabs, I get a lot of 2 inch scrap. This was my first cutting board. Lots of imperfections but I learned a lot. Finished with mineral oil. It’s about 12×12.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 06-26-2012 05:18 AM

Great job Monte and nice wood

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#2 posted 06-26-2012 05:19 AM

Very Nice…

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

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#3 posted 06-26-2012 05:52 AM

If those are scraps, I’d love to see what you made with the prime wood! Great work.

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov.......

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#4 posted 06-26-2012 08:53 AM

nice first monte

it gets easier from here
since you tackled the end grain first

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 06-26-2012 11:43 AM

Good job. Looks nice, useable, and saleable.

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

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#6 posted 06-26-2012 11:58 AM

Looks good ta me!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 06-27-2012 01:47 AM

You are definately a “jack of all trades”. You post an interesting variety of projects and they are all well done. I think I need to expand my skill set.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 06-27-2012 10:24 PM

very nice. I like it.

-- Eric Schwartz (Versailles, KY), Bliss is teaching your son to use a tool.

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#9 posted 08-08-2012 10:19 PM

nice contrast between the oak and elm

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