Pizza cutting boards from cutoffs

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 787 days ago 1427 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife requested that I make some round cutting boards for cutting pizza’s after they come out of the oven. We transfer the whole pizzas to these boards from the metal pizza pan. These boards are easier on the pizza knife.
The first board is made of a cutoff of birds eye maple and roasted curly maple on the sides. The second board is made of walnut, birch, cherry, mahogany and teak. They were cut round on the bandsaw with a home made circle cutting jig. They are both 14” diameter. I decided to try a varnish finish on these, will see how they hold up. I normally use my own made finish of beeswax and mineral oil.
Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 787 days ago

These are beautiful!!

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#2 posted 787 days ago

Great looking boards and good idea. Do you find the pizza knife leaves marks on your finish/boards?

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#3 posted 787 days ago

Nice job ! I especially like the one with the walnut stripe.

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#4 posted 787 days ago

Nice colors….let us know how the “varnish” holds up : )

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#5 posted 787 days ago

Super COOL!

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#6 posted 787 days ago

Great looking boards! I’ve been thinking I would like to make a cutting board specifically for pizza. Thanks for the inspiration.

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