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Project by woodworkerscott posted 357 days ago 814 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The local high school was raising monies for stage curtains. I made a couple of cutting boards and donated them for an auction.
The first one some of you may recognize from the cover of Poco’s Legend album released in 1978. One of my favorite songs, “Crazy Love” is featured. I used old fashioned carbon paper (yep still got some), transferred it on the wood then free-hand routed the image. Then I filled with black sand with ca glue and sanded accordingly.
The second board a made for a particular person that I knew was crazy about M&M collectables. My intent was to get her to bid high; it worked, hehe.

Both boards are solid birch with a mineral oil finish.
Thanks for viewing.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof





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woodnutbutter

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#1 posted 357 days ago

Very nice. Well done and for a good cause. That was very generous of you. Hope they brought some good bids and monies.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 357 days ago

Nice boards. They will appreciate you for the money they raise!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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choppertoo

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#3 posted 357 days ago

I recognized that image immediately. I really like that song, too. And a fantastic cutting board. I am not familiar with the sand an CA glue technique. Now I am really intrigued.

I’m off to blow the dust off of my Poco album and fire up the turn table…

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 357 days ago

Cool projects…. and I agree that it was generous of you to contribute them for the auction. Nice work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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scrollsaw

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#5 posted 357 days ago

I like the M&M one Great job.

-- Todd

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#6 posted 357 days ago

Very unique boards , I hope you got top dollar for them for the auction : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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woodworkerscott

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#7 posted 356 days ago

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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indgreg

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#8 posted 356 days ago

love the m&m one very sharp

-- greg indiana

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scrollingmom

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#9 posted 355 days ago

I like both, but I have to say the M&M one is my favorite chocolate. :) Did you paint it?

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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