Maple and Purpleheart Cutting Boards

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Project by matthewjj posted 07-03-2013 06:57 AM 1295 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve spent quite a bit of time perusing project posts on LJ for some time now, and finally finished a project that I felt was post worthy. These are the first two of a batch of end grain cutting boards that I’m working on at the moment – getting ready for a couple upcoming weddings and birthdays. The boards consist of Maple with Purple Heart accents.

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#1 posted 07-03-2013 08:35 AM

Very nice design

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 07-03-2013 10:11 AM

Hey Mathew, glad to see you post. Really good looking boards. Hope to see more of your work soon.

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

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#3 posted 07-03-2013 12:23 PM

Very nice design. Limitless opportunities here with that style.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#4 posted 07-03-2013 01:33 PM

They look great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 07-03-2013 01:37 PM

These are nice and I like the design. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 07-03-2013 02:01 PM

Nice work!

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#7 posted 07-03-2013 06:14 PM

I like the minimalist approach to end-grain board design. Only two woods, but a world of possibilities.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#8 posted 07-03-2013 06:21 PM

Lookin’ good Matt. I’m sure the recipients will be very happy with these.

-- James

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#9 posted 07-08-2013 01:20 PM

They look good and classy, the small purple heart accents really add a lot. They are great gift ideas. Well done!

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