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I was asked to make a cutting board for a friend’s Christmas gift to his wife. She is an avid quilter and the friend asked that I make a board which looks like a quilt. This is the result. It took more steps to get the “quilt blocks” into the glue-up. If you’ve made end grain boards (the only way to go, in my opinion) you will figure it out. Quilt blocks are walnut and cherry. All else is maple, despite color variations. I am almost out of maple and could not match the color any closer.

-- --Dale Page





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 283 days ago

Nice board, she should love it. I too prefer only making End Grain boards for people….

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 283 days ago

Really nice job. End grain boards are definitely better for use.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 283 days ago

Very attractive board great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 283 days ago

This looks nice and I like the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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stefang

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#5 posted 283 days ago

Nice and original design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mariva57

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#6 posted 283 days ago

Original design, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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MisterBill

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#7 posted 283 days ago

Nicely done. Very unique!

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prospector45

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#8 posted 283 days ago

Great board!!! Aren’t they fun to design and complete ?

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

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 283 days ago

Nice design : )

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

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Sandra

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#10 posted 283 days ago

Nicely done!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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wiser1934

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#11 posted 283 days ago

beautiful. BUT you are a glutton for punishment!

-- wiser1934, new york

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Rick

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#12 posted 283 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Rick

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#13 posted 283 days ago

.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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bannerpond1

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#14 posted 283 days ago

Thanks for the kind words, guys.

-- --Dale Page

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Joe Weaver

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#15 posted 282 days ago

great looking board

-- Joe, Ga

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