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Diamond Cutting board 2 End grain

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Project by Scott Oldre posted 05-19-2013 02:08 PM 2089 views 29 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2nd Diamond pattern end grain cutting board for another neighbor. Maple main, Walnut accent sides and diamonds. Smaller diamonds than the previous board. Ambrosia maple hand turned feet. smoothered in mineral oil cuz they all say they’re going to use them, yet I know a few just can’t bring themselves to cut on them. I sand all my boards to 400, and resand after a week or two as the wood settles and the gluelines sometimes show up between the contrasting wood. Then I cut and install the feet and finish the bottoms.

Hope you like.

-- Scott, Irmo SC





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tomakazi

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 02:15 PM

Very cool!! what a great idea!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 02:17 PM

Very cool ,super details.

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 02:32 PM

Very nice cutting boards.

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 03:56 PM

That’s a real beauty…..nicely done.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 04:26 PM

Another really good looking board.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 05:19 PM

Love it. Nice build.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 07:11 PM

Very COOL Design!

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 07:41 PM

They’re both gorgeous looking boards ! Love the turnings as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 08:32 PM

Wow – those small details take extra attention to pull of. Nice job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 11:25 PM

Sweet boards Scott.
I love all the little bits too that make it a wonderful board.

Good for you for waiting a while and then re-sanding. I have washed boards in soap and water too, it helps raise the grain real good before the re-sand.

Great job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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todd

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#11 posted 05-20-2013 12:38 AM

great looking boards, love them

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#12 posted 05-20-2013 04:56 AM

Nice job Scott! Like it a lot!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#13 posted 05-20-2013 07:02 AM

Looks great, like the size of both and the idea to wait awhile between final sanding. I stop at 320 grit and raise the wood grain with a wet sponge once and sand with 320 again.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#14 posted 05-20-2013 09:29 AM

Beautiful boards !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#15 posted 05-20-2013 12:38 PM

very very nice…..

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking

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