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This is my first attempt at making a cutting board. I was tired of using a giant, thick glass one that we have, so I made a small one out of maple and padauk. It’s about 6” x 9” and just over 1/2” thick and finished it with mineral oil.
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#1 posted 10-29-2012 01:52 AM
Really nice board, what kind of wood is it? The colors really POP !!!!
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#2 posted 10-29-2012 02:02 AM
You say ‘nothing special’. I say pshaw. It’s the BEST cutting board you’ve ever made, and a pretty one at that!
-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.
Bob A in NJ
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#3 posted 10-29-2012 02:50 AM
Welcome to the club, now for the 2nd one….... How about an end grain? Nice job on this one.
-- Bob A in NJ
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#4 posted 10-29-2012 07:48 AM
It’s special because it’s your first. Nice looking
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 10-29-2012 01:17 PM
That looks pretty good – the color of the padauk really pops and the relieved edge and curved corners help give it a “finished” look.
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#6 posted 10-29-2012 09:05 PM
Nice looking board! real nice!Great Job!!!
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#7 posted 10-30-2012 05:26 PM
Of course it’s special!!
-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca
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#8 posted 10-30-2012 11:44 PM
We all have thought our first board is , perhaps nothing special.Be inspred by others, as we have all been through the first board scenario
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#9 posted 10-31-2012 01:34 AM
I like it, now try not to let the addiction grow. I didn’t plan on it but they let me turn out projects often enough to feel that I’m accomplishing something and there always seems to be a need for a gift.
-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse
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#10 posted 11-04-2012 04:23 PM
Just the first of many to come, really nice looking board, keep them coming
-- "older I get, the more fun I have"
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