When cutting boards go bad.....................

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Project by redryder posted 03-23-2013 06:22 AM 2335 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a bone yard of projects that just don’t do it for me. This cutting board was one of those that I just couldn’t put in anybody’s kitchen for several reasons. I stared at it for a long time while it sat over in the corner. The colors kind of had that beach feel and I had an old photo I wanted to frame. Padauk, oak, walnut. Finish with spray Shellac….............................

-- mike...............

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#1 posted 03-23-2013 09:38 AM

That will work, nice yse of the glue up. I have had the same thing happen and used it for something else. Nice work.

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

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#2 posted 03-23-2013 11:12 AM

Good job. I like the look

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

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#3 posted 03-23-2013 01:21 PM

Very cool looking!

-- "Make things as simple as possible... but not any simpler." - Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 03-23-2013 03:23 PM

Nice. Good save!

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#5 posted 03-23-2013 03:45 PM

Nice use! That frame looks great!

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#6 posted 03-23-2013 05:11 PM

Very cool idea Mike! You really know how to successfully recycle … in a most beautiful way!!!

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 05:22 PM

got lemons..? Make lemonade! well done .

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#8 posted 03-23-2013 07:44 PM

Good idea. I usually just burn my projects that I don’t like. They give me that warm all over feeling.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 03-23-2013 09:14 PM

Nice save! If you have a lathe you could make pens, fan pulls key chain blocks, another frame…... endless possibilities. Or like stefang put it, burn it and feel the warmth… (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#10 posted 03-23-2013 09:45 PM

Nice going… making something out of nothing…

... but, in all honesty, I didn’t think the cutting board was all That bad..

The frames you made out of the parts sure are pretty!


Thank you.

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#11 posted 03-23-2013 11:02 PM

Very nice, indeed. Wish I would have thought of that, myself.

-- John 3:16

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#12 posted 03-24-2013 02:45 PM

Nice recycling project.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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#13 posted 03-24-2013 08:58 PM

Like I’ve said many times, there is no waste in woodworking

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#14 posted 03-26-2013 04:59 AM

KCCO buddy! :)

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#15 posted 03-26-2013 06:10 AM



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