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This is my first attempt at a cutting board. It is maple with mahogany used for the inlay. Since this is my first inlay, it was a bit challenging, but a whole lot of fun! This was given to my sister for her birthday. She seemed to really enjoy it. Now my wife wants one :)

-- Rick





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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 2152 days ago

Very nice board. Great job on the inlay. I can see why your wife would want one. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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USCJeff

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#2 posted 2152 days ago

While I can’t say anything good about the Longhorns. . . It is a very nicely done board. Did you use template/bearing for the inlay? Looks great,

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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BobR

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#3 posted 2152 days ago

Very different. Looks good.

-- Bob

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RCole

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#4 posted 2151 days ago

I can’t imagine why you have no good comments about the Longhorns Jeff ;) Actually, for the inlay it was all done free hand. I cut the Longhorn out, shaped it, traced it and used a router with a 1/8 bit to carve out the top of the board. I tried to use a template, but the curves were too tight. Thanks for the kind words.

-- Rick

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 2151 days ago

FREE HAND !!!! W O W !!! Great job on this board : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Lip

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#6 posted 2151 days ago

Only a Sooner would know how to carve out a longhorn like that freehand! j/k lol

Great board … thanks for sharing … now you got me wonderin’ how hard it would be to carve out the USC logo on a toilet seat cover … lol

-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN

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moonroc

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#7 posted 2151 days ago

I really like the inlay design. Might want to try a exotic hardwood for the inlay. It will be more durable since it is used for a cutting board. Nice Job

-- Richard http://www.LearnFineCrafts.com

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Woodhacker

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#8 posted 2150 days ago

Very Nice Rick. Great inlay work…it looks real clean. I do mine mostly freehand too.

Thanks for sharing it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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TomK

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#9 posted 2150 days ago

Hook ‘em, Rick! Great job.

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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Jim13

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#10 posted 2150 days ago

Great job!
How did you pull off that awesome inlay(contact me back through a private message)

-- Yanky, pateince is everthing.

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