A few Cutting Boards

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Project by Sparkyy posted 01-10-2013 10:02 PM 1529 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Everyone gets the request from the wife to make gifts for christmas… so I dug the scraps out and used some larger cutoffs I got from a woodshop. Maple, walnut and cherry with a small usage of padouk. The last photo shows some larger bread/cheese servers with one that has been oiled, another waiting to be finished and the template used to route the edges.

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#1 posted 01-11-2013 12:16 AM

I love your designs – very original! Great work with the grain patterns too! I particularly like the last one with the small Padauk strips.

-- Bill - Western NY

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#2 posted 01-11-2013 12:38 AM

Very well done lots of cool projects.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-11-2013 04:02 AM

That first board has some nice 3d effects going on : )

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

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 03:30 PM

I’m with Dusty on No.1 really like the striking pattern nicely done thanks for posting…BC

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#5 posted 01-11-2013 10:03 PM

what finish did you use?

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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#6 posted 01-12-2013 12:00 AM

Thanks for the compliments people! First time making them and they came out fairly well. I used butcher block oil. Several thin coats. I think I may have oversaturated the wood, but I liked the sheen it gave it in the end.

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