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Project by amagineer posted 01-31-2013 07:43 PM 1131 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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#1 posted 01-31-2013 07:52 PM

Sweet wood combination and finish : )

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#2 posted 01-31-2013 07:58 PM

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

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#3 posted 01-31-2013 08:17 PM

Wild enough… good use of bookmatching…

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#4 posted 01-31-2013 08:26 PM

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

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#5 posted 01-31-2013 09:54 PM

Nice work. Looks rich !

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#6 posted 02-01-2013 12:31 AM

Great job the Paduk really pops amazing…..

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

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#7 posted 02-01-2013 01:44 AM

Cool board!!!

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#8 posted 02-01-2013 01:53 AM

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

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#9 posted 02-01-2013 03:51 AM

Very beautiful board

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 02-01-2013 05:34 PM

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

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#11 posted 02-02-2013 02:44 PM

Really nice CB!

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#12 posted 09-20-2013 09:10 PM

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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