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Project by amagineer posted 578 days ago 1104 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Friends son graduated with degree in geology, so I made this CB trying to make it look like something a geologist would see in their discoveries. I bookmatched the hickory, lyptus and paduck. It also has black walnut, hard maple, marblewood and canarywood. I didn’t want to go to wild on the pattern.
-don

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





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 578 days ago

Sweet wood combination and finish : )

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#2 posted 578 days ago

That’s a beautiful cutting board ! Great color combos.

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#3 posted 578 days ago

Wild enough… good use of bookmatching…

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 578 days ago

Beautiful board ,it has a super combination of woods and a cool design.

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#5 posted 577 days ago

Nice work. Looks rich !

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#6 posted 577 days ago

Great job the Paduk really pops amazing…..

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

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TurnTurnTurn

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#7 posted 577 days ago

Cool board!!!

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nonickswood

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#8 posted 577 days ago

Nice Colors! Like that book-matching.
That’s One lucky Geologist!

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 577 days ago

Very beautiful board

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#10 posted 577 days ago

This board totally rocks! Fit for a geologist. Great dad!

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sIKE

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#11 posted 576 days ago

Really nice CB!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#12 posted 346 days ago

When I was working in the Northern Territory I visited a property that sold zebra stone, I bought a few sample pieces to see if I could inlay it into wood just to see the effect.

I bought a stone saw and made a few test cuts but never finished the job your board inspired me to get going again.

Here is some images from the net,

Your friend may be interested in seeing it.

-- Regards Robert

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