Cutting Board

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Project by Jason posted 06-18-2008 03:48 AM 1534 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A nice little cutting board that I made as a gift for my girlfriend. It is made from leftover pieces of walnut and cherry, and gets oiled pretty regularly. If I were to do it again, I’d make sure that I made it with the end grain facing up instead of the edge grain, but I guess that just gives me another reason to play in the shop!

-- Jason, Kansas City

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#1 posted 06-18-2008 03:57 AM

Beautiful combination of woods. Thanks you for sharing.

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#2 posted 06-18-2008 04:44 AM

Great colors!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 06-18-2008 04:54 AM

walnut and cherry go together very well

welcome to lj’s

looking forward to seeing more from your shop

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#4 posted 06-18-2008 05:31 AM

Beautiful cutting board Jason. You did a great job…not bad for a bunch of leftovers. I’ve got a lot of strips of hardwood lying around just waiting to be “chosen” for use as a cutting board. Yours is a gem.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#5 posted 06-18-2008 06:58 AM

The cutting board looks great. I like the groove that you made aroud the top. I am guessing that is to keep the run off, off the counter.

-- Paul Wylie, Rogers, AR

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#6 posted 06-18-2008 05:06 PM

Great cutting board, thanks for taking the time to show us your talents…

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#7 posted 06-20-2008 04:29 PM

Nice looking board!

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#8 posted 08-02-2008 02:09 AM

nice board..have you made your endgrain one yet ?

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