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Project by Macklin101 posted 01-24-2013 04:23 AM 1175 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this one for my mom. It is maple and red heart. About 22×18x1 1/2





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bonobo

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#1 posted 01-24-2013 04:27 AM

Beautiful. This surely is a golden age for cutting boards.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#2 posted 01-24-2013 05:59 AM

Fantastic design and a super build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Oldre

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#3 posted 01-24-2013 12:47 PM

The name of that board should definitely be “Digital” Modern and I love the detail. Not your run of the mill end grain cutting board, as I can see it was a lot more than gluing up a few pieces of wood. This looks like it took some serious planning, or at the very least some serious artistic thought. Good sized too. How can your Mom not love it. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#4 posted 01-24-2013 02:41 PM

Space invaders! I really like the tranverse strips that you built into the design. I’m guessing that you used the board design freeware, but if you didn’t you have some great design skills.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 01-24-2013 03:53 PM

Pretty neat. Can’t imagine the glue-ups that went into that. The style of this board reminded me of the Arecibo message that SETI beamed into space decades ago.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#6 posted 01-24-2013 04:25 PM

Like it, beautiful wood, unique pattern and great finish. Great job!

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Macklin101

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#7 posted 01-25-2013 12:38 AM

Thanks everyone, the design was random with the goal to have no straight line joints. I didn’t really know what I had til it was done. I probably won’t make another any time soon because it was work. I like the idea of the aricebo board, that would be cool. That made me think that a math equation or graph would be neat.

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amagineer

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#8 posted 01-25-2013 04:05 AM

Everyone sees something different. I see an Aztec design. Nice lines.

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

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#9 posted 01-25-2013 08:21 AM

Awsome, very unusuall pattern.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 01-26-2013 07:01 PM

Space invaders!

-- Marcos, California

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