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Project by nickel posted 08-07-2012 02:29 AM 964 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chopping block that I made for my mother for her birthday. This chopping block is made out of 2” thick black walnut and maple. Has about 15 coats of oil on it because it was such a thick piece of wood.

-- -Nickel Risk





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 08-07-2012 02:38 AM

Nice looking (and solid !) chopping block !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#2 posted 08-07-2012 02:40 AM

Can she lift it? Or once you put it in place, will it stay forever? Not much can beat a nice heavy duty wooden work surface in the kitchen! Make sure you teach her how to care for it so it stays this beautiful.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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nickel

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#3 posted 08-07-2012 02:47 AM

If you think this chopping block is solid, you should see the other chopping block I made. Its four inches thick at it thickest point!

-- -Nickel Risk

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#4 posted 08-07-2012 12:59 PM

Man, that thing is almost too pretty to be cutting on!

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#5 posted 08-08-2012 01:37 AM

That is a nice board! How did you address the expansion of the maple?

-- Marc

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