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Project by crashman posted 285 days ago 994 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lots of leaves this year & some fell on my cutting board, LOL, well not really. I got this oak leaf pattern off the internet. This is my 3rd inlay project with a router & bushing, I am very satisfied with the results on this project, no errors. The cutting board is Black Walnut with inlays of Paduak, Yellow Heart, & Cherry for the leaves. The finish is Williamsville Butcher Block Oil from hfstaples. I like the Williamsville Oil because it enhances the colors of the wood instead of darkening them like most other oils. Everyone says I would never cut on that board, so all my latest boards are made to use the back side for cutting…........................................Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 285 days ago

excellent cutting board. The oak leaf inlays are are very nice design feature and really do give the cutting board a nice fall feeling.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 285 days ago

Very nice cutting board the inlay ads a lot.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 285 days ago

This really looks nice. Did you use the Whitehead inlay kit with the brass bushing and set of bits? I just bought their kit and am anxious to give it a try.

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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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 284 days ago

Smart to make the flip side for use. Great job.

-- 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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crashman

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#5 posted 284 days ago

helluvawrek, I used the inlay bushing set from Rockler, I believe its identical to the Whitehead???

-- Jack R. Ellis

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prospector45

126 posts in 355 days


#6 posted 284 days ago

Nerves of steel are required for this project. To take a router bit to an already finished board, WOW, I admire your courage and finished product.

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

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CalgaryGeoff

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#7 posted 284 days ago

Very cool board and inlays. Nice color contrast and mix.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Rick

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#8 posted 284 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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#9 posted 284 days ago

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

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MisterBill

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#10 posted 284 days ago

With winter coming, what is next? Snow flakes?

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 281 days ago

Fantastic cutting board! Cool design and attractive wood colors, the inlays are great accents. Excellent job!

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