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A simple butcher block design but I’ve enjoyed this one. Like many others, I’ve made handfuls of butcher blocks with different designs, but I have to say this may be my favorite. I think I’ll keep this one.
Oct 17, 2012
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#1 posted 10-17-2012 09:30 PM
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#2 posted 10-17-2012 09:36 PM
That came out really excellent…
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#3 posted 10-17-2012 10:08 PM
Wow, that is one of the nicest cutting boards I’ve seen. Very cool!
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#4 posted 10-17-2012 11:13 PM
I really like the grain.
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#5 posted 10-17-2012 11:19 PM
Too Cool! That Zebrawood end grain is something you don’t see everyday!
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#6 posted 10-18-2012 12:27 AM
This board look fantastic – very good execution!
However, I thought zebra wood is toxic – you might want to check a few sources before you put food on this!!!
I DO know it is toxic, but I am not sure how toxic. I was always told to stay away from this wood for food prep stuff…..........
For your own good – check this out.
Good work on the board however – it looks great!
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#7 posted 10-18-2012 01:04 AM
Thanks for everyone’s comments. I have looked into zebrawood being toxic. What I found was its similar some other exotic woods that can be irritating to humans such as eye and skin irritaion. Just depends on the person. As for me, I’ve worked with zebrawood before and never bothered me so I figured it would be ok. As for others, I can’t say and would be careful if you are not sure.
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#8 posted 10-18-2012 01:20 AM
That is really awesome. Absolutely beautiful wood.
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#9 posted 10-18-2012 01:44 AM
Board looks great
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#10 posted 10-18-2012 01:50 AM
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#11 posted 10-18-2012 01:53 AM
That is beautifully done. The pattern looks like feathers. VERY unique!
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#12 posted 10-18-2012 01:56 AM
Very nice job! The grain looks beautiful, keep up the good work!
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#13 posted 10-18-2012 01:57 AM
a real keeperfor sure
i think you would have to eat the boardbut that might be worse for your teeththan just cutting on it from time to time
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#14 posted 10-18-2012 02:12 AM
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#15 posted 10-18-2012 02:26 AM
That is the most awesome single species board I’ve ever seen : )
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