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Project by amagineer posted 05-01-2013 06:20 PM 1068 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother-in-law’s girlfriend is an Italian chef, and wanted me to make her a cutting board to match her Italian kitchen, is this is what I came up with (she picked the woods). It is made from Black Walnut, Sugar Maple, Paduck, Canarywood, Purpleheart, Yellowheart, Cherry. It is 19” x 12-1/4” x 1-5/8 thk. Sealed with salad bowl finish and soaked in hot mineral oil/beeswax. Maybe I may get an authentic Italian dinner out of it.

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TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 05-01-2013 07:36 PM

Great looking board, you should get a great Italian meal out of it.

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#2 posted 05-01-2013 08:45 PM

Looks great. It does have an Italian feel to it.

Now I am hungry.

Steve

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#3 posted 05-01-2013 09:35 PM

Maybe she’ll make you a PIZZA!

(Oh wait. that’s really NOT Italian food, now is it LOL

Nice board.

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#4 posted 05-01-2013 10:02 PM

Nice looking board with some interesting color/wood choices : )

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#5 posted 05-01-2013 11:41 PM

Beautiful board and a beautiful way you pattern’d them.

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#6 posted 05-02-2013 02:11 AM

Love the board, do you put the mineral oil and bees wax on before the salad bowl finish? Just wondering how they work together. Hope you get that dinner,because that board is worthy of meal fit for a king.

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#7 posted 05-02-2013 03:20 AM

Very nice.

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#8 posted 05-02-2013 11:54 AM

Very nice Don, Gorgeous!
This should get you several Italian dinners.

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#9 posted 05-02-2013 05:50 PM

Thanks all for the comments.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#10 posted 05-03-2013 07:47 AM

Lovely bright and lively board. Well done.

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