Cutting Board

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Project by Dave Dufour posted 01-01-2013 10:50 AM 4104 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Cutting board for my daughter as a Christmas gift.
Long edge grain, 12”x 18”x 1-1/2” thick solid rock maple with designer insert made from maple walnut and cherry a drive you nuts project.

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 11:44 AM

Now that is a unique board. Nice job.

I can see where it would drive ya crazy…it certainly would be a challenge for me.

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

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 01:29 PM

Looks great. I still need to figure out how to do that kind of inlay work

-- All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent - Thomas Jefferson

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Dave Dufour

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 01:54 PM

Goatlocker: I used this software to come up with the design.
You can download it here:
It’s not the greatest but it’s only $10.00 although you can try it for 7 days free.

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 04:43 PM

Beautiful board Dave.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 05:27 PM

Nice to see something different for a change. Very nice design : )

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

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#6 posted 01-01-2013 07:37 PM

Well done, I like the look of this. I have the same program, and use it for boards as well. I would love to to see how you devoled this in the program if you sont mind.
Have a great New Yr!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dave Dufour

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#7 posted 01-01-2013 08:02 PM

Now that I think of it. It wasn’t that program that I used for that board, I Don’t have the instuctions anymore but I see that ganders explanes it pretty good, basiclly the same way I did it.
Check it out: **
Hope this helps.

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#8 posted 01-01-2013 08:18 PM

Love the Chevron…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#9 posted 01-01-2013 09:19 PM

Dave there’s a lot of work in that board, and it looks great. I’m putting it into my favs

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

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#10 posted 01-02-2013 04:43 AM

Outstanding design,wonderful gift.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-02-2013 05:26 AM

Thx, I have saved his post. I’ll mess with program and see if I can do it in there as well. Thx agian.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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