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Project by dbwood12 posted 499 days ago 1721 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project. The first cutting board is maple and purple heart (std CBdesigner pattern), and the second is a slightly different with maple and walnut. I was particularly happy with the grain pattern on the maple/walnut board, it really jumps out. With these two boards, I routed out finger holds to make them easier to lift.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 499 days ago

Beautiful board.

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BarbS

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#2 posted 499 days ago

Those look nice. Are they on feet? or are they reversible? About 1” thick? I like the patterning. Nice!

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dbwood12

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#3 posted 499 days ago

Yes Barb, the boards are reversible and they are about an inch thick. The purple heart board is a bit thicker than the one with walnut.

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Luke

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#4 posted 499 days ago

Very nice!

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Alan

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#5 posted 498 days ago

They look great! What type of finish did you use?

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don1960

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#6 posted 498 days ago

Both look great. Man, I love Purpleheart.

Are they endgrain, especially the purpleheart/maple combo? I ask because I have a heck of a time getting the endgrain on Purpleheart to look as good as you’ve managed here.

Really beautiful.

-- -- Don from PA

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SPalm

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#7 posted 498 days ago

Oh my, those are sweet.
Classic designs, but sweet none the less.

Wonderful job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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dbwood12

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#8 posted 498 days ago

Yes, all of the boards are endgrain. The finish is a mixture of mineral oil and bee’s wax.

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 496 days ago

They are beautiful and well made. Like the choice of great woods and the routed handles. Great job!

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