Quilt Cutting Board

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Project by amagineer posted 01-23-2013 04:07 PM 2229 views 11 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some scrap pieces of wood and decided to cut, plane, glue; repeat a few more times and this is what came out. It is 11” x 17” x 1-1/2 thk and made from Black Walnut, Sugar Maple, Shedua, Yellowheart, Macawood, Purpleheart, Paduck, Chestnut and Hickory. Thanks for viewing.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#1 posted 01-23-2013 04:12 PM

Damn that’s good work!

I would LOVE to know how you achieve those perfect 60 degree angles!

If you ever do one of these again, PLEASE consider a blog.

Thanks for sharing this – now all I’m going to think about is how you did it. ;-)


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#2 posted 01-23-2013 04:16 PM

Very cool Board Don super work and great wood.

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 04:21 PM

That is cool and nice use of scraps in the shop. I love the design there are so many details to look over. Great work…...Love all the colors.

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

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 04:23 PM

Very impressive.
That is some darn good cutting and assembly going on there.


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#5 posted 01-23-2013 04:23 PM

Wow! That’s Really Cool looking Don.
Nice Job!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#6 posted 01-23-2013 04:44 PM

great colors & design keeps the eyeballs movin’ !!!

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#7 posted 01-23-2013 05:23 PM

Beautiful board and it just makes you keep on a-lookin’ ! NICE job!!

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

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#8 posted 01-23-2013 05:31 PM

That is such a colorful project and a beautiful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 01-23-2013 06:38 PM

Very interesting design and beautifully executed, Don.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#10 posted 01-23-2013 06:59 PM

Thanks all for the comments.
Bob; all I did was put together square pieces and rectangular pieces, glued them, cut them from corner to corner for the angles, reversed the pieces and glued again, cut and glued again. The only problem was trying to keep the angled pieces aligned while gluing. I am working on designing a portable gluing table that will keep the pieces from moving and be adjustable to whatever size CB made. I will post when and if I am successful in doing this. I will be going into the hospital on Feb 5th to see if they can repair my heart again, so I will have time to think of this design.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#11 posted 01-23-2013 08:22 PM

I really love the colors! Pretty pleased!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#12 posted 01-23-2013 08:46 PM

Good luck on the 5th… and what an amazing board…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#13 posted 01-23-2013 09:57 PM

Great work!

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#14 posted 01-23-2013 10:00 PM

Likewise on the 5th, best of luck. That’s some serious work.

Love the new idea on this cutting board, nice new twist. Might have to “borrow” this idea from you.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#15 posted 01-24-2013 12:01 AM

Great looking board design. Very colorful : )
Best wishes on the 5th !!

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