Reclaimed Cutting Board (December 2012)

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Project by JSB posted 622 days ago 924 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I salvaged the wood from some kitchen cabinets that were going in the trash. I was left with this odd size 7.5×17 x 1.25. Ill call it a bread slicing board/bread serving tray. Recessed grooves to easily pick it up. This was not only my first hardwood project but also my first project using my new Dewalt 735 planer. (pretend the bread in the last picture is a nice freshly baked loaf of home made banana nut bread….mmmmm)

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 622 days ago

Wow, looks like you’re experienced at this :-)

Good salvage and project.

-- 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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#2 posted 622 days ago

:) thanks Monte. No experience, just very observant. Too many great cutting boards on here for me not to take a whack at it.

-- Jay - or

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#3 posted 622 days ago

super looking board.

-- Custom furniture

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 622 days ago

Nice bread board. I love recycling! Great first project.!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 622 days ago

I made a similar board for the spouse and questioned the dimensions too. Seems today that it is the one that gets the most use. Great looking project made better because of the surprise outcome!!

-- No matter where I go, there I am.

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#6 posted 622 days ago

The wood appears to be Poplar. Very nice first board : )
I made my first CB from Poplar and it looked nothing like yours does ! Congratulations : )

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

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