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Project by nicole72 posted 12-22-2012 10:33 PM 2491 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
24" x 36" island cutting board top
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I have been making cutting boards for about two years now and had a guy ask if I could make one for his kitchen island, he wanted something large enough to process deer on, and asked if I could make it look Indian…so I attempted the largest one I have done yet, and used chevrons and actually think it turned out alright!

-- Nicole





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BentheViking

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#1 posted 12-22-2012 10:37 PM

very interesting design

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Dubb

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#2 posted 12-22-2012 10:57 PM

Wow very nice , you done a great job :)

-- Dubb , WV

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MShort

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#3 posted 12-22-2012 11:17 PM

Excellent job. Love the design and wood choice, they blend very well together.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 12-22-2012 11:17 PM

Great looking board

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

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#5 posted 12-22-2012 11:47 PM

WOW That’s a beautiful and amazing board ,great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DIYaholic

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#6 posted 12-22-2012 11:54 PM

I would say that you were quite successful and that “alright” is an understatement!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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SPalm

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 12:21 AM

Wow, that’s huge.
Good job. I love it. The design is spot on.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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nicole72

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#8 posted 12-23-2012 01:04 AM

Thank you everybody!! I love having wow me moments and finishing this out and seeing and feeling the final result was definitely one of those times! Appreciate all the positive feedback!

-- Nicole

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Bob A in NJ

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#9 posted 12-23-2012 01:25 AM

Sweet design, really nice looking board .

-- Bob A in NJ

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 12-23-2012 02:00 AM

WAY better than “alright”. That is major classy.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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jap

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#11 posted 12-23-2012 03:31 AM

cool

-- Joel

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Mip

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#12 posted 12-23-2012 03:45 AM

This turned out better than alright! I like the lumber choice too.

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#13 posted 12-23-2012 05:42 AM

Great design and execution !!
How thick is it ? What woods did you use ? What type of finish is on it ? Does it attach to the island ?

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

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nicole72

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#14 posted 12-23-2012 06:19 AM

Thank you again everybody! The board ended up being about an inch and a quarter thick, was made from hard maple, walnut, cherry and beech and finished out with mineral oil and then mineral oil with beeswax! He already had a smaller board that was hexagonal that attached to the island and would come off and just wanted this one to lay on top when he removed that one…turned out really, really nice!

-- Nicole

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Tag84

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#15 posted 12-23-2012 12:37 PM

beautiful pattern and board!

-- -Thomas -

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