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This board was created for a friend who just moved to New Mexico. The design was influenced by the symbol on the New Mexico state flag. I used Jatoba, Hard Maple and Yellowheart and sealed it with 100% pure Tung Oil. The alignment got a little away from me, which is easy to do with sooooo many pieces. I have recently purchased an Incra LS-TS positioner and hope the added precision will make my next attempt more perfect.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs





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TomTinkerSum

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#1 posted 692 days ago

Nice cutting board Beth!! Please keep us updated via a review, after you have used the TS positioner a bit. :)

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 692 days ago

designs getting away from us, happens to everybody! The Incra will be invaluable in helping get the precision you need. The next one will be perfect, i bet! This might make a neat coffee table too. So many possibilities!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 692 days ago

Well done. Looking forward to seeing more in the future.

-- 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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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 692 days ago

The design reminds me of those turquoise belt buckles and bolo ties. One of these days I want to make it out there. Good hefty looking block.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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~Julie~

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#5 posted 692 days ago

Beth,
love the design!

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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Grumpymike

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#6 posted 692 days ago

I really like the design of the CB, I think that you have captured the true personallity here.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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davidroberts

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#7 posted 692 days ago

I think there is an unexploited market in the Southwest-Santa Fe design category. I can’t remember the last time I saw a cutting board design in this motif. Just think of this board as a demonstration model, a.k.a. prototype.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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degoose

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#8 posted 692 days ago

A beaut…

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

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Betsy

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#9 posted 692 days ago

I really like this idea.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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NormG

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#10 posted 691 days ago

Great job

-- Norman

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