LumberJocks

Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, &............

  • Advertise with us
Project by crashman posted 10-05-2013 05:28 PM 1102 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, I don’t post all my cutting boards because there are so many here on LJ (this is # 19) but I thought this one was worthy of sharing with fellow LJ’s. This is my very first inlay except a practice one that I helped with @ the WoodCraft class a while back. I spent way more time pondering this than doing it since I did not want to ruin my nice board. I made the board a little thicker than usual in case I had to drum sand it down to remove any mistakes, but that was not required. The board is Purple Heart, Hickory, & Cherry. The inlay is Yellow Heart. Dimensions are 16 3/4 long by 13 wide & 1 3/8 thick. Finished with Howards Butcher Block Conditioner. Thanks for looking. Questions & Comments are always welcome….........................Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis





8 comments so far

View kdc68's profile

kdc68

2071 posts in 1023 days


#1 posted 10-05-2013 05:31 PM

Love the contrast and pattern….Great work on the inlay….nicely done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

View JustJoe's profile

JustJoe

1554 posts in 785 days


#2 posted 10-05-2013 06:38 PM

Cool, reminds me of the grill on a big RAM truck, but what’s that mustard stain down there on the bottom left corner?

-- This Ad Space For Sale! Your Ad Here! Reach a targeted audience! Affordable Rates, easy financing! Contact an ad represenative today at JustJoe's Advertising Consortium.

View Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist's profile

Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

5261 posts in 2055 days


#3 posted 10-06-2013 01:01 AM

I like it and the inlay looks like a Chevy logo. Good that you didn’t need to sand it away…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11684 posts in 2434 days


#4 posted 10-06-2013 04:26 AM

I like that you were able to route the endgrain handles and not leave any burn marks : )

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

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

2957 posts in 639 days


#5 posted 10-06-2013 09:06 AM

Awesome job. Love the design, craftsmanship and contrast of the woods

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15304 posts in 1935 days


#6 posted 10-06-2013 02:42 PM

That is cool! Like you I don’t normally post boards as I have made and sold over 300. This one was worth a post, my Motor head buddies would love it. Although mine would have to say GMC LOL

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

View JUC's profile

JUC

101 posts in 637 days


#7 posted 10-06-2013 08:15 PM

bowties forever!!
Jeffrey

-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 922 days


#8 posted 10-08-2013 04:02 PM

Your board looks fantastic. The wood colors are attractive and the Chevy inlay is very cool. Great job!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase