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I was at work thinking of new cutting board ideas and one that my wife would like. Probably not the safest thing to do in a steel mill. This board is made out of 5/4 maple and walnut. It was really not to hard to make but I only glued up a couple pieces at a time so it took a while. I may have to come up with a different method next time. I overlapped the ends of each board instead of mitering them. The picture does not show it the best or that fact I routered finger holds in the ends. The good news- the wife really likes it.

-- Measure once, cut twice - you think I would learn!





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Dallas

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#1 posted 518 days ago

Looks good! I had to think about it for a minute to get the end joints right in my head, then it made sense.

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

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AandCstyle

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#2 posted 518 days ago

Unique design and great execution.

-- Art

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Sandra

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#3 posted 518 days ago

Very nice – no wonder she likes it.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 518 days ago

I like it. I think that miters would have looked a little better, but that’s just me – I really like your design.

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

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prattman

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#5 posted 518 days ago

I like it , good looking board

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 518 days ago

Wicked 3d effect with the Walnut : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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stefang

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#7 posted 518 days ago

Great looking design and looks totally original to me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 517 days ago

Beautiful. Pity to chop up a surface like that.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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TVT

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#9 posted 517 days ago

Thanks for all of the comments.

-- Measure once, cut twice - you think I would learn!

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UncleStumpy

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#10 posted 514 days ago

I would automatically start cutting miters, but this beauty will make me think twice next time.
Super job.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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