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PurpleHeart/Cherry Paring Board

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Project by jaykaypur posted 735 days ago 873 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of cherry and the last of my purple heart. Although I really like the exotic woods, I am a poor boy and will stick with what I find on the ground for the most part. LOL

The “unfinished” pic is of all the pieces before the glue-up. It measures 14’’ x 5’’ x 1/2’’ and is finished with cutting board oil and shined up a bit! My sister informed me that this is what would be called a paring board—-a light-duty cutting board for prep work.

As always, thanks for the comments and looks.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 735 days ago

Nice looking board. Wish all that stuff grew locally.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Roger

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#2 posted 735 days ago

I like this design a lot J. Is the exotics ok to use as cuttin boards? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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lew

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#3 posted 735 days ago

Nice Board!

Purple Heart is Mimi’s favorite wood- because it’s purple!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 735 days ago

Roger——————at my shop, in my opinion, any HARD wood that will glue-up to another HARD wood is good to use for a cutting board. I am sure there are purists out there that will differ but I aint one of them. I’m just a poor boy trying to ‘git ‘er done. I may not know what I’m doing or doing it the right way BUT, by God, I do it 110%.

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 735 days ago

Right on J. I feel ya. Thnx for your answer. I know what yer sayin. Yer doin a fine fine job at what ya do too. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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wiser1934

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#6 posted 735 days ago

very interesting board. can’t say i ever heard of a paring board, but that’s ok. incidentally purple heart is fine for cutting boards. not toxic

-- wiser1934, new york

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QuickWay

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#7 posted 734 days ago

Another fine project Jay. Keep em coming. You are getting better and better with your artistry and craftsman ship. Well done.

-- Bill Native Texan

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amagineer

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#8 posted 734 days ago

Jay: you an eye to put together whatever is at hand and make it work. I have used a lot of exotic woods in my projects and have been feeling the price jump in these imported woods. I was told the exotic woods are purchased in Euro’s and back to dollars once it is sold to local sellers which increases the price. Good looking CB.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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bowtie

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#9 posted 734 days ago

Nice design, are you making these to sell?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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jaykaypur

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#10 posted 734 days ago

thanks everyone and BOWTIE, I have a whole kitchen table filled with boxes, spoons, knives, and boards. I am in the process of taking them to a local store but the guy wants cards/tags with each one <—————————seems>t got no cards/tags made up. LOL

Yes, though, I do sell them.

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

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jaykaypur

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#11 posted 734 days ago

Kitchen table loaded down————————-LOL

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

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koog

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#12 posted 731 days ago

looks like you’re gonna need to make a bigger table for those fine items
like the purpleheart cb. another great job
tag em and sell em
thanks for the advice today

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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