A Kitty, a slice of bread, a pig, and a toy mouse

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Project by JoesBetterHalf posted 09-05-2013 02:47 AM 1751 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some of my recent shaped boards:

1. Bread Slice chopping board made of maple, birch, and purpleheart

2. A pig. An older pattern I’ve been using. Made from Beech, Birch, and Maple.

3. A Cat. Made from Beech, Birch, and Maple

4. A toy mouse. Made from Walnut.

I made the toy mouse after my in-laws brought back a little mouse cheese board from a famous vermont cheese maker. It was terribly made. Rough surface, saw marks, an eye hole drilled out. I thought I could do better, I think I did.


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#1 posted 09-05-2013 02:55 AM

Yes you did a lot better in fact they are all excellent!

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 09-05-2013 03:20 AM

Great variety and fun shapes K! I think the mouse needs an inlay tail (maybe?). lol
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 09-05-2013 08:13 AM

Very cute abd fun nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 12:36 PM

I love the bread slices. I still think you should try sand shading when you make more


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#5 posted 09-05-2013 02:42 PM

Thanks everyone. And Joe, I’ll make one just for you so you can do this sand shading thing.


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#6 posted 09-05-2013 04:29 PM

Beatiful. All your works is very nice. Love the design. And good choise of colours.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#7 posted 09-05-2013 07:04 PM

I misread your title as “a slice of kitty” :)

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#8 posted 09-05-2013 07:08 PM

That would be interesting. Something you’d see in anatomy class.


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#9 posted 09-06-2013 02:34 AM

all excellent. i made a mouse, but i put a tail on it. drilled a hole and put a knot on the end of a rawhide lace and pushed it through.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 09-09-2013 03:58 PM

Pretty boards! Cool and fun designs. Like the wood combo and finish. Great work!

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