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Project by crashman posted 200 days ago 955 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





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kdc68

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#1 posted 200 days ago

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

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JustJoe

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#2 posted 200 days ago

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

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 200 days ago

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

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#4 posted 200 days ago

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

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 200 days ago

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

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 199 days ago

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!"

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JUC

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#7 posted 199 days ago

bowties forever!!
Jeffrey

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#8 posted 197 days ago

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

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