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Getting me feet wet again

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Project by Betsy posted 02-03-2013 10:27 PM 1756 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trying to get my feet wet again and learning the ropes over after being in and out, mostly out, of the shop for a while. Thought I’d start with the tried and true cutting boards. Thought about not posting these – but then figured after my last three years of health issues that I should be proud that I can make simple cutting boards again. So here they are in all their glory. :-)

Thanks for looking.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-03-2013 10:29 PM

Great board Betsy,hope your enjoying your return to the shop.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 02-03-2013 11:34 PM

In my opinion, those are far from simple cutting boards. They are beautiful cutting boards. I like the woods used and the sizes of them too. Good job and welcome back to the shop.

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

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#3 posted 02-03-2013 11:41 PM

They really are something to be admired. Love them.

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lew

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#4 posted 02-04-2013 12:45 AM

You Still Got It!!!!!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 02-04-2013 12:47 AM

Betsy, great to see ya back in the shop. Really nice looking boards, i like the design.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Dallas

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#6 posted 02-04-2013 12:49 AM

Looks to me like your feet aren’t just wet… you are soaked up to your knees!

Great work! Glad you have returned to us.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Betsy

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#7 posted 02-04-2013 02:03 AM

Thank you all for your kind comments.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#8 posted 02-04-2013 02:07 AM

looks great, nice to see you active again, here, and in the shop :)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#9 posted 02-04-2013 02:47 AM

Glad to see you are back in the shop Betsy. You don’t appear to have missed a beat – great project, as usual.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#10 posted 02-04-2013 12:46 PM

I think you did more then just getting your feet wet, I think you dove in head first, those are very nice Betsy

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#11 posted 02-04-2013 02:55 PM

Whats simple?

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#12 posted 02-04-2013 06:03 PM

As a cutting board maker, I think they’re not so simple…but definitely fun and challenging projects. We’re glad your’re on the mend!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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SPalm

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#13 posted 02-04-2013 09:34 PM

Hey Betsy, nice to see you back.
We all go through some tough times, but each has its own challenges.

Anyway, your boards looks great. And yes, please post whatever you do.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Betsy

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#14 posted 02-05-2013 02:20 PM

Thanks everyone. I’m certainly enjoying my shop time. :-)

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#15 posted 02-05-2013 02:48 PM

Betsy that is a nice one. I love the pattern the contrasting wood makes. I’m glad that you are back in the shop and I pray that all of your health issues will be healed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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