Cutting board and Serving tray combo

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Project by Bigbuck posted 2195 days ago 1752 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a serving tray and cutting board I made for my boss. Both are made from walnut and soft maple (which I was suprised to find had a little figure). I finished the cutting board with mineral oil and bee’s wax, and the serving tray is finished with 5 coats of tung oil.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#1 posted 2195 days ago

Nice looking combo. Way to suck up.

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#2 posted 2195 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#3 posted 2195 days ago

Very nice, I like the wood mix. very good build.

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#4 posted 2195 days ago

Very nice work and Karson is a funny man : ) LOL

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#5 posted 2195 days ago

Great looking projects. I hope your boss paid for these and they were not just “gifts!” What is the size of the board and tray?

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#6 posted 2195 days ago

Great looking projects Glenn. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#7 posted 2195 days ago

Thanks everyone.

Tearen, the tray is 15” x 21” x 2.75” and the board is 11” x 15” x 3/4”

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#8 posted 2195 days ago

Very nice, great craftsmanship! Well done. I love those splines….

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#9 posted 2195 days ago

very precise work. crisp lines. a real treat. walnut and maple look awesome together.

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#10 posted 2195 days ago

That’s some nice tray buddy. Good job.
I hope your boss appreciates the effort…..

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#11 posted 2195 days ago

Great combination. They turned out very nice.

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#12 posted 2194 days ago

Nice job, even if Karson is right.

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#13 posted 2194 days ago

Thanks everyone, no sucking up.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#14 posted 2194 days ago

great combination!! And .. gorgeous!!

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#15 posted 2187 days ago

That is some great joinery. Good contrast in the choice of materials. Very nice!

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