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Project by Dusty56 posted 10-15-2012 05:45 PM 1233 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing fancy here , just utilized some scrap T&G Maple flooring and Cherry cut-offs to make several of these dual purpose trivets / cutting boards about 5 years ago.
No finish on this one as you can see , and the pictures were taken prior to edge treatment and finish sanding.
This was my prototype and I still use it today.
As you can see , I simply cut the tongue side of the board into the height (thickness) that I wanted the board to be and then edge glued some Cherry cut-offs between the Maple for a little color. This one is only 6” wide and 7” long , but the others were various sizes for different pots and pans and cutting board uses.

I posted this in case anyone else had some leftover T&G and scraps and needed a possible project for them : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#1 posted 10-15-2012 06:15 PM

I like it when I find a use for the scraps. If I had a tooth pic maker there wouldn’t be any at all!
Nice little board Dusty! You can use it for many things!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 10-15-2012 06:22 PM

Great idea

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

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#3 posted 10-15-2012 07:23 PM

Nice board I really like the bottom, I’m gonna have to try that myself. Well done !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#4 posted 10-15-2012 07:26 PM

very nice. I like the raised legs.

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#5 posted 10-15-2012 10:19 PM

Good look’in board!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 10-16-2012 03:25 AM

Thanks folks : )
Hi Sharon , the “raised legs” is the side of the board that I put the hot pots and pans on…the flat side is for cutting on : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 10-16-2012 03:36 AM

Cool Idea nice work.

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#8 posted 04-09-2013 02:14 AM

Nice cutting board.

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#9 posted 04-09-2013 02:41 AM

Thank you very much : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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