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Tiger Maple Bread Board

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Project by BarbS posted 07-21-2013 01:56 AM 1839 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A thin cutting board I’ve made for my daughter’s birthday in showy tiger maple. It’s 22” long and 8” wide, but only 7/16” thick because I had to plane down a cupped board. Dyed and oiled, hand rubbed but no further finish. She had asked for a “big ol’ cutting board” last Christmas, and this will be a surprise because it’s not exactly what she expected, but hey…

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/





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mike1950

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#1 posted 07-21-2013 02:20 AM

Hello Barb- very nice board!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 07-21-2013 02:44 AM

It’s beautiful, BarbS !!
Christmas is still coming…you’ve got plenty of time for her next surprise : )

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

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#3 posted 07-21-2013 03:02 AM

Fabulous Barb !!

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Karson

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#4 posted 07-21-2013 03:32 AM

Very nice Barb, Looks like an Italian or French bread cutting and serving tray

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 07-21-2013 10:34 AM

Nice Bread Board Barb, I’m sure she will be thrilled. The tiger maple looks really nice!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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SPalm

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#6 posted 07-21-2013 11:02 AM

That’ll show her. Ha! I just love messing with the kids minds. And what can they say?

Love the look of that one Barb. The dye really made it pop,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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mmh

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#7 posted 07-21-2013 12:32 PM

Ooooooooh! VERY PRETTY! I LOVE figured maple. (Can you tell??)

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#8 posted 07-21-2013 02:27 PM

Beautiful grain on a fine cutting board BarbS, good job.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 07-21-2013 02:29 PM

This is a nice project, Barb, and I love the wood. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 07-21-2013 05:26 PM

Looks wonderful, Barb! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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BarbS

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#11 posted 07-21-2013 07:44 PM

Thanks for the compliments, everyone. There’s nothing like a beautiful piece of wood to work with!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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janice

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#12 posted 07-22-2013 12:01 AM

I really like this. I think it has an authentic old look to it.

-- Janice

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robert triplett

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#13 posted 07-22-2013 03:01 PM

Perfect bread board. You did a good job highlighting the figure of the wood. Now, work on the big one.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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Roger

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#14 posted 07-23-2013 02:57 AM

Dat’sa beautiful Barb

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 07-24-2013 02:37 PM

Very pretty bread board, the tiger maple is just gorgeous and the finish enhanced it. Lucky daughter to have it.

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