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Project by jaysuzi posted 10-06-2013 11:07 PM 3174 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first cutting board and the first time I had attempted a pattern like this. It is made from maple, walnut, and purpleheart

The project went well – although the pattern can really get to you. Even being careful, I made two mistakes on the pattern. Luckily they were single blocks on the edge, and I was able to cut them out on the band saw and fit another piece in its place. It also taught me patience when it came to sanding, which it took a lot.

-- Jay in Pennsylvania, http://hobby4charity.org/





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kdc68

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#1 posted 10-07-2013 01:17 AM

Wow !...Great work !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Mike

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#2 posted 10-07-2013 01:35 AM

WOW! nice job!

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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#3 posted 10-07-2013 02:32 AM

Fantastic work!

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#4 posted 10-07-2013 05:00 AM

great board, looks amazing.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ www.impeccablepen.com and www.youtube.com/user/ctschimmel

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#5 posted 10-07-2013 10:55 AM

looks great ,love that design

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 10-07-2013 03:27 PM

Great job! I just don’t have the patience.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 10-07-2013 03:44 PM

great looking its on my I want to try list

-- Joe, Ga

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#8 posted 10-07-2013 04:58 PM

Looks pretty darned good from over here.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Joe

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#9 posted 10-07-2013 06:51 PM

Nice job, where can you get the plans for these kind of boards? Or are there any?

-- Senior Chief

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#10 posted 10-07-2013 09:18 PM

That pattern of your board is totally an eye tricker. Great job on the design,execution and details. Job well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 10-07-2013 09:58 PM

A perfect pattern CB, Jay. You did a great job of the wood selection.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#12 posted 10-08-2013 03:21 AM

Looks perfect to me! Really nice choice of woods.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#13 posted 10-08-2013 04:19 AM

Excellent board.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#14 posted 10-08-2013 08:17 AM

beautiful work!

-- David Milton colville washington norwoodorigins@gmail.com

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#15 posted 10-08-2013 10:49 PM

This design, first board. You should be on congress. You are not intimated by anything.

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