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Project by fladdy posted 11-08-2013 03:35 AM 1374 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two more cutting boards. I made a 3rd for a wedding gift, but had to give it away before I could take a picture. Made out of maple and walnut or maple and purpleheart. Finished with a 3:1 ratio of mineral oil: beeswax. You can also see the brand my wife got me for Christmas last year. Makes them look almost professional. Ha!

-- Fladdy





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 11-08-2013 08:39 AM

Very nice looking boards. I just got some beeswax the other day so I can make up a batch…never tried it before.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 11-08-2013 10:39 AM

Nice boards, I reallly like the character of the first one.

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

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gwolfe1977

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#3 posted 11-08-2013 01:51 PM

Real nice boards!!! I like the design and the wood choices you used. Lots of character.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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prospector45

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#4 posted 11-08-2013 02:48 PM

terrific boards!!! Will fit into any kitchen.

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster

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Diggerjacks

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#5 posted 11-08-2013 06:05 PM

Hello fladdy

Very looking nice cutting boards with an original design*

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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JoesBetterHalf

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#6 posted 11-09-2013 12:22 AM

Love how you feature the “imperfections” of the wood. They look awesome!

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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#7 posted 11-09-2013 01:24 AM

Good looking boards : )

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

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wiser1934

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#8 posted 11-09-2013 03:57 AM

extremely attractive boards. what size is the walnut and maple one ?

-- wiser1934, new york

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#9 posted 11-09-2013 09:09 AM

simple, sleek and attractive, well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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fladdy

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#10 posted 11-09-2013 06:20 PM

Thank you everyone for the compliments. I found a local guy that I get my lumber from. His dad cuts down trees for power lines, so he buys them from his dad and sells them for $2 a bf rough. Not a bad price, so I may get some “imperfections.” I love the brown streak in the maple.

Wiser, that board ended up being about 15 1/2×10 1/4×7/8 thick. One of my coworkers bought it, and I have 2 more orders now.

Thanks again for the compliments and the wealth of knowledge from fellow LJ’s.

-- Fladdy

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whitebeast88

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#11 posted 11-09-2013 07:51 PM

very nice,i did the same as far as making one and giving it away before taking a pic!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#12 posted 11-10-2013 06:31 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#13 posted 11-12-2013 03:37 PM

Simple but looks classy. Like the wood combo and great finish. Great job!

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