simple cutting boards

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 11-16-2012 03:09 AM 1653 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had requests at last show for cutting boards. I really don’t have the right selection of woods for these, but it’s what i have. Oak, Ash and maple. I don’t know what type of maple it is, but it’s really hard with dark heart wood.

Just oiled both with mineral oil

Thanks for looking

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 11-16-2012 03:15 AM

Looks good. Cutting boards are quick and easy

-- Jay -

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#2 posted 11-16-2012 03:19 AM

very nice boards. good colors. i use a lot of ash, maple,cherry, and walnut for cutting boards. if you can find any, try ky. coffee wood. very nice grain and finishes nicely.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#3 posted 11-16-2012 05:14 AM

Good looking boards, Monte!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 11-16-2012 11:21 AM

Those are very nice Monte, I know Maple you can’t go wrong Oak not sure about but I think Ash from my experience from working it, might be a bit on the soft side, none the less they look great

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#5 posted 11-16-2012 12:23 PM

Nice work Monte. They ought to sell quick at the next show. Make some more!!!!!!!!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 11-16-2012 01:11 PM

They look great Monte

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

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#7 posted 11-16-2012 04:01 PM

looks like a good start from here, if you have some walnut you can use thinner pieces to use as accent strips it would help decorate these, but its a great start…good luck with sales..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 11-16-2012 06:46 PM

Nice looking boards Monte, their fun to make and try different patterns with.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#9 posted 11-16-2012 11:04 PM

Nice Job!!! Keep on glueing….


-- Mike

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#10 posted 11-17-2012 12:17 AM

Nice boards. Nice combos o woods too

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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